Scales Mound High School

  • Scales Mound High School serves 59 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Scales Mound High School's student population of 59 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students59 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Scales Mound High 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 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#629 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
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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
99%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.020.32
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Graduation Rate≥50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScales Mound CUSD 211 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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