Shawnee High School
Shawnee High School serves 93 students in grades 9-12.
Shawnee 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
Shawnee High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Shawnee High School's student population of 93 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Shawnee High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Shawnee High School is 0.06, 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 Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#702 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
I attended Shawnee for 3 years. 8th, 9th, & 10th grades. (late 50s) I really liked Shawnee the three years I was there. I met some friends there I will never forget. I played football, basketball, & baseball. This was a special school. Thanks for the memories. Sincerely Dave Hawkins.
I know a lot of people at this school and i think it's a great place to raise kids. The school is doing a great job. And i wish so i bad that I could of gone here. I think that the academic is great and people are very smart here. Keep up the Good Work!
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