Rochester High School

1 Rocket Dr
Rochester, IL 62563
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rochester High School serves 766 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Rochester High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Rochester High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Rochester High School's student population of 766 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students766 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Rochester High School is ranked within the top 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 Rochester High School is 0.13, 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
#1183 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
93%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
6%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester CUSD 3a School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rochester High School is Springfield Southeast High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rochester Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rochester Elementary 2-3 (0.4 miles away)
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