Jacksonville High School

  • Jacksonville High School serves 956 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Jacksonville High School operates within the Jacksonville 117 School District.
  • Jacksonville 117 School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 956 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students956 students
Jacksonville High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Jacksonville High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Jacksonville High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeJacksonville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Jacksonville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Jacksonville High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
3%
25%
Jacksonville High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
6%
17%
Jacksonville High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
84%
49%
Jacksonville High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Jacksonville High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJacksonville High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.290.67
Jacksonville High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
52%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

  • Jacksonville 117 School District's student population of 3,444 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 82% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,050 in this district is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,426 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameJacksonville 117 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed3,444753
Jacksonville 117 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate100%88%
Jacksonville 117 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$36 MM$11 MM
Jacksonville 117 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$38 MM$11 MM
Jacksonville 117 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,050$11,118
Jacksonville 117 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,426$11,218
Jacksonville 117 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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