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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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

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
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Scales Mound High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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White
97%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Scales Mound High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.060.31
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Graduation Rate≥50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Scales Mound High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScales Mound Cusd 211 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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