Highland CUSD 5 School District

400 Broadway
Highland, IL 62249-2024
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Highland CUSD 5 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 584 students in Highland CUSD 5 School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public middle schools in Illinois.
Public Middle School in Highland CUSD 5 School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Illinois public middle school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 31% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is less than the Illinois public middle school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,590 Schools
# Students
2,839 Students
632,761 Students
# Teachers
198 Teachers
47,090 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Highland CUSD 5 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#178 out of 926 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Highland CUSD 5  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
39%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland CUSD 5  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
41%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland CUSD 5  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(17-18)
92%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Highland CUSD 5  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.09
0.71
# American Indian Students
21 Students
1,516 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
46 Students
31,115 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
13 Students
186,318 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
29%
# Black Students
34 Students
137,386 Students
% Black Students
1%
22%
# White Students
2,705 Students
252,625 Students
% White Students
95%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
706 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
23,065 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
110
18,027
# Students in K Grade:
198
27,326
# Students in 1st Grade:
216
28,160
# Students in 2nd Grade:
197
28,498
# Students in 3rd Grade:
217
28,667
# Students in 4th Grade:
195
30,284
# Students in 5th Grade:
208
40,414
# Students in 6th Grade:
198
111,547
# Students in 7th Grade:
200
140,906
# Students in 8th Grade:
186
145,715
# Students in 9th Grade:
249
9,004
# Students in 10th Grade:
222
8,329
# Students in 11th Grade:
214
8,055
# Students in 12th Grade:
229
7,829
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,883 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,328 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$45 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Highland CUSD 5  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$41 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Highland CUSD 5  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,883
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Highland CUSD 5  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,328
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Highland CUSD 5  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Highland CUSD 5 School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Highland Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Broadway
Highland, IL 62249
(618) 651-8800
Grades: 6-8
| 584 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,839 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : 92% (Top 30% in IL)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 39% (Top 20%)
  • : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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