Rock Island High School

  • Rock Island High School serves 1,658 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Rock Island 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Rock Island High School's student population of 1,658 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rock Island High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rock Island High School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#2857 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
32%
17%
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White
48%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.660.67
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Graduation Rate
83%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRock Island SD 41 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
  • Rock Island Frances Willard Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 302 students
    0.5 miles
    2503 9th St
    Rock Island, IL 61201
    (309)793-5940
    0.5 K-6 302
  • Rock Island Ricms Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 554 students
    0.8 miles
    2101 16th Ave
    Rock Island, IL 61201
    (309)793-5995
    0.8 PK-6 554
  • Rock Island Eugene Field Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 374 students
    1.0 miles
    2900 31st Ave
    Rock Island, IL 61201
    (309)793-5935
    1.0 K-6 374
  • Rock Island Earl H Hanson Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 424 students
    1.1 miles
    4000 9th St
    Rock Island, IL 61201
    (309)793-5930
    1.1 PK-6 424
  • Rock Island Rock Island Academy Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
    1.1 miles
    930 14th St
    Rock Island, IL 61201
    (309)793-5970
    1.1 PK-6 524

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