Rockford East High School

  • Rockford East High School serves 1,905 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Rockford East High School operates within the Rockford 205 School District.
  • Rockford 205 School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1905 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,905 students
Rockford East High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Rockford East High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
Rockford East High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeRockford East High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Rockford East High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
8%
5%
Rockford East High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
27%
25%
Rockford East High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
23%
17%
Rockford East High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
38%
49%
Rockford East High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Rockford East High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRockford East High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.730.67
Rockford East High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
74%
52%
Rockford East High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
2%
Rockford East High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rockford 205 School District's student population of 28,467 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 63% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,911 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,459 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
3
Number of Students Managed28,467753
Rockford 205 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate60%88%
Rockford 205 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$343 MM$11 MM
Rockford 205 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$359 MM$11 MM
Rockford 205 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,911$11,118
Rockford 205 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,459$11,218
Rockford 205 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RockfordFairview Center
    Grades: PK | 741 students
    0.5 miles
    512 Fairview Ave
    RockfordIL 61108
    (815)229-4230
    0.5PK741
  • RockfordJohn Nelson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 451 students
    0.8 miles
    623 15th St
    RockfordIL 61104
    (815)229-2190
    0.8KG-5451
  • RockfordRolling Green Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 754 students
    0.9 miles
    3615 W Gate Pkwy
    RockfordIL 61108
    (815)229-2881
    0.9PK-5754
  • RockfordWhitehead Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 346 students
    1.1 miles
    2325 Ohio Pkwy
    RockfordIL 61108
    (815)229-2840
    1.1KG-5346
  • RockfordAbraham Lincoln Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 687 students
    1.2 miles
    1500 Charles St
    RockfordIL 61104
    (815)229-2400
    1.26-8687

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
January 01, 2018
The city of New York has announced they are bringing back mandatory sex-ed courses for the first time in 20 years, in light of skyrocketing teen pregnancy rates far above the national average.
January 01, 2018
We’ll look at the many challenges facing schools in New York and New Jersey, as they struggle to get ready for students and balance the ongoing need to provide shelter to those displaced by the storm.
January 01, 2018
Students have headed back to school across the country, but are greeted by new security technology and armed security guards. We take a look at Post-Newtown public education.