Watseka Community High School

  • Watseka Community High School serves 361 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Watseka Community High School operates within the Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District.
  • Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District's 86% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 361 students
Watseka Community High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Watseka Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Watseka Community High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Watseka Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Watseka Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
5%
Watseka Community High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
9%
25%
Watseka Community High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
1%
17%
Watseka Community High School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
87%
49%
Watseka Community High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Watseka Community High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Watseka Community High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Watseka Community High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.31
Watseka Community High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
52%
Watseka Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
2%
Watseka Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District's student population of 1,090 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,100 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,849 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,090 753
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 86% 88%
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $12 MM
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $11 MM
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,100 $16,005
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,849 $14,988
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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