Putnam County High School

  • Putnam County High School serves 273 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Putnam County High School's student population of 273 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Putnam County High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Putnam County High School is 0.20, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3485 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
89%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.200.68
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Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePutnam County CUSD 535 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Granville Putnam Co Primary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-2 | 227 students
    0.0 miles
    400 E Silverspoon Av
    Granville, IL 61326
    (815)882-2800
    0.0 PK-2 227
  • Spring Valley Hall High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 416 students
    4.3 miles
    800 W Erie St
    Spring Valley, IL 61362
    (815)664-2100
    4.3 9-12 416
  • Spring Valley John F Kennedy Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 675 students
    4.8 miles
    800 N Richards St
    Spring Valley, IL 61362
    (815)664-4601
    4.8 PK-8 675
  • Depue Depue Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 321 students
    5.6 miles
    Po Box 800
    Depue, IL 61322
    (815)200-5248
    5.6 PK-8 321
  • Depue Depue High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 119 students
    5.6 miles
    Po Box 800
    Depue, IL 61322
    (815)200-5248
    5.6 9-12 119

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