Mahomet-seymour High School

Po Box 1098
Mahomet, IL 61853
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mahomet-seymour High School serves 919 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mahomet-seymour High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mahomet-seymour High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Mahomet-seymour High School's student population of 919 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students919 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Mahomet-seymour High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mahomet-seymour High School is 0.19, 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 Testing Rank
#140 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
90%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.68
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMahomet-Seymour CUSD 3 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mahomet-seymour High School is Fisher Jr/sr High School (8.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mahomet-seymour Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
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