West Central High School

1514 Us Route 34
Biggsville, IL 61418
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
West Central High School serves 241 students in grades 9-12.
West Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

West Central High School's student population of 241 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

West Central High School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of West Central High School is 0.15, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2917 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
92%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.68
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Central CUSD 235 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Central High School is Burlington Community High School (12.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Central Middle School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Central Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Biggsville West Central Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 333 students
    0.0 miles
    1514 Us Route 34
    Biggsville, IL 61418
    (309) 627-2339
    0 K-5 333
  • Biggsville West Central Early Childhood
    Grades: PK | 60 students
    6.2 miles
    1514 Us Route 34
    Biggsville, IL 61418
    (309) 627-2330
    6.2 PK 60
  • Stronghurst West Central Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 154 students
    7.4 miles
    Po Box 179
    Stronghurst, IL 61480
    (309) 924-1681
    7.4 6-8 154
  • Monmouth United Elementary School - West Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 222 students
    10.3 miles
    2140 State Hwy 135
    Monmouth, IL 61462
    (309) 734-8513
    10.3 PK-5 222
  • Monmouth United Junior High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 188 students
    10.3 miles
    2140 State Hwy 135
    Monmouth, IL 61462
    (309) 734-8511
    10.3 6-8 188

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