Reed Custer CUSD 255u School District

255 Comet Dr
Braidwood, IL 60408-2029
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Reed Custer CUSD 255u School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 451 students in Reed Custer CUSD 255u School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Illinois.
Public High School in Reed Custer CUSD 255u School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Illinois public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 32% statewide average).
Public High School in Reed Custer CUSD 255u School District have a Graduation Rate of 95%, which is more than the Illinois average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Reed-custer High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Illinois or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public high school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,016 Schools
# Students
1,352 Students
616,406 Students
# Teachers
109 Teachers
41,528 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Reed Custer CUSD 255u School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#281 out of 926 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Reed Custer CUSD 255u  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
29%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Reed Custer CUSD 255u  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.
37%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Reed Custer CUSD 255u  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)
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Reed Custer CUSD 255u  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.27
0.68
# American Indian Students
2 Students
1,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
5 Students
32,070 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
144 Students
170,917 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
28%
# Black Students
6 Students
100,133 Students
% Black Students
1%
16%
# White Students
1,150 Students
289,543 Students
% White Students
85%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
664 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
44 Students
21,471 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
50
171
# Students in K Grade:
97
275
# Students in 1st Grade:
100
261
# Students in 2nd Grade:
98
276
# Students in 3rd Grade:
99
431
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
442
# Students in 5th Grade:
96
898
# Students in 6th Grade:
95
1,908
# Students in 7th Grade:
85
4,488
# Students in 8th Grade:
100
4,842
# Students in 9th Grade:
103
157,061
# Students in 10th Grade:
105
149,228
# Students in 11th Grade:
125
146,241
# Students in 12th Grade:
119
149,884
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,284 is higher 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 $24,232 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$33 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Reed Custer CUSD 255u  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
$33 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Reed Custer CUSD 255u  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
$24,284
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Reed Custer CUSD 255u  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
$24,232
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Reed Custer CUSD 255u  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 Reed Custer CUSD 255u School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Reed-custer High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
249 Comet Dr
Braidwood, IL 60408
(815) 458-2166
Grades: 9-12
| 451 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in IL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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