Jacksonville High School

  • Jacksonville High School serves 1,007 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jacksonville High School's student population of 1,007 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,007 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jacksonville High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jacksonville High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2670 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
83%
49%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jacksonville High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.300.32
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Graduation Rate
76%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jacksonville High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJacksonville SD 117 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Jacksonville High School is Arc (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Arc (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Lincoln Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 292 students
    0.6 miles
    320 W Independence
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)245-8720
    0.6 K-6 292
  • Jacksonville Walnut Court Early Years Program Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 175 students
    0.7 miles
    110 Walnut Ct
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-2876
    0.7 PK 175
  • Jacksonville Arc Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 15 students
    0.8 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.8 6-12 15
  • Jacksonville Clay Court Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 1 students
    0.8 miles
    310 N Clay Ct
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-7402
    0.8 PK 1
  • Jacksonville North Jacksonville School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 225 students
    0.9 miles
    1626 State Hwy 78
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)245-4084
    0.9 K-6 225

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