Scales Mound High School

  • Scales Mound High School serves 63 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 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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 63 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students63 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Scales Mound High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Scales Mound High School is 0.10, which is less 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#643 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
White
95%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.100.68
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Graduation Rate≥80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScales Mound CUSD 211 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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