PROFICIENCY 19% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
20%Herrin CUSD 4
20%Herrin
31%Illinois

Herrin High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Herrin CUSD 4" in Herrin, IL. There are a total of 735 students and 47 teachers at Herrin High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 329 free lunch students and 80 reduced lunch students.

Herrin High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.5%, which is 41% lower than the Illinois average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students735
Teachers46.5
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch329
Reduced lunch80

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment41
Taking some courses24
Taking some courses (not tests)14
Passing some courses7
Passing no courses13

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 Herrin High School, there are a total of 41 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 24 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All<= 5%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School30-34%

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.

Herrin High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIllinoisNational
White 86.8% 89.2% 49.5% 51.1%
Black 4.7% 4.3% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 0.5% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.4% 0.8% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.6% 4.8% 3.0% 3.1%

Herrin demographics profile

StatisticHerrinIllinoisNational
Population12,86812,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,32322891
Median age39.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%55%55%
Speak English98%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%

Education level achieved in Herrin

IndexHerrinIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade86.9%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college62.9%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Herrin High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.