Jacksonville High School

  • Jacksonville High School serves 986 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jacksonville High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Jacksonville High School's student population of 986 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students986 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jacksonville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jacksonville High School is 0.35, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2173 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
80%
48%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score0.350.68
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Graduation Rate
73%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJacksonville 117 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Lincoln Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 288 students
    0.6 miles
    320 W Independence
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)245-8720
    0.6 K-6 288
  • Jacksonville The Lafayette Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 49 students
    0.7 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.7 11-12 49
  • Jacksonville Walnut Court Early Years Program
    Grades: PK | 184 students
    0.7 miles
    110 Walnut Ct
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-2876
    0.7 PK 184
  • Jacksonville Arc Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 11 students
    0.8 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.8 10-12 11
  • Jacksonville Clay Court
    Grades: PK | 1 student
    0.8 miles
    310 N Clay Ct
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-7402
    0.8 PK 1

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