Watseka Community High School
- Watseka Community High School's student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||343 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||25 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Watseka Community High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (IL)|
|Overall School Rank||#1821 out of 3672 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||25-29%|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||30-34%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||15:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Iroquois County CUSD 9 School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Watseka Wanda Kendall Elementary School Grades: 2-4 | 225 students
535 E Porter Ave
Watseka, IL 60970
(815)432-4581 0.2 2-4 225
- Watseka Nettie Davis Elementary School Grades: PK-1 | 146 students
495 N 4th St
Watseka, IL 60970
(815)432-2112 0.7 PK-1 146
- Crescent City Crescent City Grade School Grades: K-8 | 81 students
Po Box 190
Crescent City, IL 60928
(815)683-2141 6.6 K-8 81
- Sheldon Milford Grade School East Campus Grades: PK
150 S Randolph St
Sheldon, IL 60966
(815)889-5176 8.2 PK n/a
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