Rockford East High School

2929 Charles St
Rockford, IL 61108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Rockford East High School serves 1,864 students in grades 9-12.
Rockford East 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) 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 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Rockford East High School's student population of 1,864 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,864 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

Rockford East 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 Rockford East High School is 0.75, which is more 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
#2834 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
32%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.750.68
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Graduation Rate
68%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rockford East High School is Reg'l Learning Center Star Winn (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Abraham Lincoln Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Nelson Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockford Fairview Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 710 students
    0.5 miles
    512 Fairview Ave
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 229-4230
    0.5 PK 710
  • Rockford John Nelson Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 424 students
    0.8 miles
    623 15th St
    Rockford, IL 61104
    (815) 229-2190
    0.8 K-5 424
  • Rockford Rolling Green Math: 11% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 592 students
    0.9 miles
    3615 W Gate Pkwy
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 229-2881
    0.9 PK-5 592
  • Rockford Whitehead Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
    1.1 miles
    2325 Ohio Pkwy
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 229-2840
    1.1 K-5 580
  • Rockford Abraham Lincoln Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 717 students
    1.2 miles
    1500 Charles St
    Rockford, IL 61104
    (815) 229-2400
    1.2 6-8 717

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