Joliet Central High School

  • Joliet Central High School serves 3,113 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Joliet Central High School operates within the Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 3113 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 165 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,113 students
Joliet Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Joliet Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers165 teachers
Joliet Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeJoliet Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Joliet Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Joliet Central High School Asian Students (1989-2010)
Hispanic
57%
25%
Joliet Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
22%
17%
Joliet Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
19%
49%
Joliet Central High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Joliet Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Joliet Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJoliet Central 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.
0.600.67
Joliet Central 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.
68%
52%
Joliet Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
7%
2%
Joliet Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District's student population of 6,300 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,884 is higher than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,047 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District NameJoliet Twp Hsd 204 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed6,300753
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Raten/a88%
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue$111 MM$12 MM
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$106 MM$11 MM
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$17,884$16,005
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$17,047$14,988
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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