Scales Mound High School

  • Scales Mound High School serves 55 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Scales Mound High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Scales Mound High School operates within the Scales Mound Cusd 211 School District.
  • Scales Mound Cusd 211 School District's 50% graduation rate is lower than the Illinois state average of 85%.

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School Overview

  • Scales Mound High School's student population of 55 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 52% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students55 students
Scales Mound High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Scales Mound High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Scales Mound High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeScales Mound High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Scales Mound High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Scales Mound High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
Scales Mound High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
5%
Scales Mound High School Asian Students (2002-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
26%
Scales Mound High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
97%
49%
Scales Mound High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Scales Mound High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsScales Mound High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.31
Scales Mound High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate≥50%
85%
Scales Mound High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
Scales Mound High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
Scales Mound High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Scales Mound High School is Scales Mound Cusd 211 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Scales Mound Cusd 211 School District's student population of 232 students has decreased by 9% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 50% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $19,798 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 22% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,996 is higher than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 21% over four school years.
    School District NameScales Mound Cusd 211 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    3
    Number of Students Managed232803
    Scales Mound Cusd 211 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
    36%
    District Graduation Rate≥50%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$5 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$4 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$19,798$13,105
    District Spending / Student$14,996$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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