South Central High School

  • South Central High School serves 197 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • South Central High School's student population of 197 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Central High School is 0.09, 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 School Rank#2696 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
97%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.090.68
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Graduation Rate80-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
20%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Central Cud 401 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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