Charleston High School



Charleston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Charleston High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 209
10 215
11 207
12 167

Charleston High School is a public high school of the Charleston Community Unit School District 1 located in Charleston, IL. It has 798 students in grades 9th through 12th. Charleston High School is the 264th largest public high school in Illinois and the 7,422nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 798
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,422nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 264th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 649th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 274th out of 828

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Charleston High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 418
(52%)
629
(53%)
 Female 380
(48%)
567
(47%)

Charleston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 706
(88%)
1,068
(89%)
 Hispanic 35
(4%)
46
(4%)
 Black 24
(3%)
38
(3%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
28
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Charleston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 507
(64%)
741
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 211
(26%)
339
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(10%)
116
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Charleston High School is ranked 283rd out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Charleston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 46.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Charleston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 895
2006 878
2007 846
2008 813
2009 780
2010 828
2011 823
2012 772
2013 784
2014 791
2015 798

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 19.5
2007 21.2
2008 15.3
2009 15.6
2010 18
2011 17.5
2012 9.7
2013 15.7
2014 15.8
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23687150837989
2006 0.27334851936219
2007 0.29432624113475
2008 0.33948339483395
2009 0.32051282051282
2010 0.3695652173913
2011 0.32199270959903
2012 0.34326424870466
2013 0.35714285714286
2014 0.40834386852086
2015 0.36466165413534

Compare Charleston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.5%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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