501 N Main St
Herscher, IL 60941
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Herscher High School serves 480 students in grades 9-12.
Herscher High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 480 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Herscher High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Herscher High School's student population of 480 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Herscher High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Herscher High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1501 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
94%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Herscher High School's ranking?

Herscher High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

What is the graduation rate of Herscher High School?

The graduation rate of Herscher High School is 95%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.

How many students attend Herscher High School?

480 students attend Herscher High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Herscher High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What grades does Herscher High School offer ?

Herscher High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

School Calendar

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No School. Spring Break.
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
No School. Spring Break.
March 21, 2023 (Tuesday)
No School. Spring Break.
March 22, 2023 (Wednesday)
No School. Spring Break.
March 23, 2023 (Thursday)
No School. Spring Break.
March 24, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 480 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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