PROFICIENCY 40% 26% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Mt Zion CUSD 3
41%Mount Zion

Mt Zion High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Mt Zion CUSD 3" in Mount Zion, IL. There are a total of 712 students and 39 teachers at Mt Zion High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 114 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

Mt Zion High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 26% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch114
Reduced lunch15


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment95
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)95
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 Mt Zion High School, there are a total of 95 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School30-34%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School45-49%

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.

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Mt Zion High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 92.3% 92.0% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 1.3% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 1.5% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 1.9% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 2.7% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Mt Zion Intermediate School46%0.1Mount Zion, IL
Mt Zion Jr High School28%0.2Mount Zion, IL
Mt Zion Elementary School52%0.4Mount Zion, IL
Muffley Elementary School15%4.2Decatur, IL
Thomas Jefferson Middle School9%4.6Decatur, IL
Michael E Baum Elementary School17%4.7Decatur, IL
South Shores Elementary School11%5.0Decatur, IL
Eisenhower High School10%5.3Decatur, IL
Garfield Montessori School32%5.5Decatur, IL
Johns Hill Magnet School35%6.0Decatur, IL
Enterprise Elementary School10%6.6Decatur, IL
Hope Academy3%6.8Decatur, IL

Mount Zion demographics profile

StatisticMount ZionIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)1,39722291
Median age40.337.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%55%55%
Speak English95%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%

Education level achieved in Mount Zion

IndexMount ZionIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school91.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college66.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.9%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.6%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters15.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Mt Zion High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.