Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 2,600 students in Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Illinois.
Public High Schools in Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Illinois public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District are New Tech High - Zion-benton East and Zion-benton Twnshp Hi School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District have a Graduation Rate of 84%, which is less than the Illinois average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is New Tech High - Zion-benton East, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Illinois or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public high school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,016 Schools
# Students
2,600 Students
620,599 Students
# Teachers
n/a
n/a
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 476 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#784 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(17-18)
84%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.65
0.67
# American Indian Students
11 Students
1,409 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
38 Students
32,542 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,303 Students
167,841 Students
% Hispanic Students
50%
27%
# Black Students
714 Students
100,310 Students
% Black Students
27%
16%
# White Students
414 Students
297,267 Students
% White Students
16%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
667 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
120 Students
20,563 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
144
# Students in K Grade:
-
316
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
364
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
347
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
550
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
569
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
953
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
1,983
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
4,639
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
5,315
# Students in 9th Grade:
678
153,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
592
152,820
# Students in 11th Grade:
650
149,138
# Students in 12th Grade:
680
149,809
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,627 is higher than the state median of $16,936. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,737 is higher than the state median of $16,134. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$61 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$59 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,627
$16,936
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,737
$16,134
This chart display average spending per public school student in Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
New Tech High - Zion-benton East
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1634 23rd St
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 731-9803
Grades: 9-12
| 375 students
Rank: #22.
Zion-benton Twnshp Hi School
Math: 15% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3901 21st St
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 731-9303
Grades: 9-12
| 2,225 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Zion-Benton TWP HSD 126 School District
  • 3901 21st St, Zion, IL, 60099-1476
  • (847) 731-9792
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 2,600 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Top 1% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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