101 S Lewis St
Springfield, IL 62704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Springfield High School serves 1,415 students in grades 9-12.
Springfield High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Springfield High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Springfield High School's student population of 1,415 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
80 teachers
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School Rankings

Springfield High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Springfield High School is 0.62, 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
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1253 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
55%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,415 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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