Springfield High School

  • Springfield High School serves 1,509 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (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 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Springfield High School's student population of 1,509 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Springfield High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Springfield High School is 0.61, which is more 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#1778 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Springfield High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
29%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Springfield High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
55%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Springfield High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Springfield High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.610.32
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Graduation Rate
87%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Springfield High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Springfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield SD 186 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield Douglas School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 34 students
    0.3 miles
    444 W Reynolds St
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217)525-4400
    0.3 6-12 34
  • Springfield Elizabeth Graham Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 246 students
    0.5 miles
    900 W Edwards St
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217)525-3220
    0.5 K-5 246
  • Springfield Dubois Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 466 students
    0.7 miles
    120 S Lincoln Ave
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217)787-3066
    0.7 K-5 466
  • Springfield Enos Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 345 students
    0.9 miles
    524 W Elliott Ave
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217)525-3208
    0.9 K-5 345
  • Springfield Mcclernand Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 257 students
    0.9 miles
    801 N 6th St
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217)525-3247
    0.9 K-5 257

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