Urbana High School

  • Urbana High School serves 1,104 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Urbana High School's student population of 1,104 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,104 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Urbana High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Urbana High School is 0.69, 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#2897 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Urbana High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Urbana 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 Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
38%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Urbana High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Urbana 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
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Urbana High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.690.32
This chart display the diversity score of Urbana High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Urbana High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Urbana High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUrbana SD 116 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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