PROFICIENCY 35% 4% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 6 in Charleston
  • Ranked #106 of 5231 in Illinois
Proficiency Averages
27%Charleston
33%Illinois

Charleston High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Charleston Community Unit School District 1" in Charleston, IL. There are a total of 803 students and 47 teachers at Charleston High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Charleston High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 4% higher than the Illinois average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students803
Teachers47
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment160
Taking some courses18
Taking some courses (not tests)143
Passing some courses8
Passing no courses8

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Charleston High School, there are a total of 160 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 18 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School30-34%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All37%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School35-39%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Charleston High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIllinoisNational
White 92.1% 89.5% 49.5% 51.1%
Black 2.8% 3.9% 17.4% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 1.4% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.0% 2.1% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.8% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 2.3% 3.0% 3.1%

Charleston demographics profile

StatisticCharlestonIllinoisNational
Population21,25712,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,45922891
Median age24.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%55%55%
Speak English93%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%

Education level achieved in Charleston

IndexCharlestonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college65.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.5%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.7%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters18.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.8%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Charleston High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.