Pope County High School

  • Pope County High School serves 139 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pope County 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 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pope County High School's student population of 139 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pope County 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 diversity score of Pope County High School is 0.06, 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#3201 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
97%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pope County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.060.68
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Graduation Rate80-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pope County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePope County Cud 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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