Watseka Community High School

  • Watseka Community High School serves 348 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Watseka Community High School's student population of 348 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watseka Community High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Watseka Community High School is 0.27, which is less 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#1331 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Watseka Community 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 Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
85%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Watseka Community High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.270.32
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Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
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 Watseka Community High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIroquois County CUSD 9 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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