Joliet Central High School



Joliet Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joliet Central 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 1067
10 746
11 662
12 506

Joliet Central High School is a public high school of the Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District located in Joliet, IL. It has 2,981 students in grades 9th through 12th. Joliet Central High School is the 25th largest public high school in Illinois and the 260th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,981
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 213.83

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Joliet Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,552
(52%)
3,070
(51%)
 Female 1,429
(48%)
2,908
(49%)

Joliet Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,603
(54%)
2,552
(43%)
 Black 669
(22%)
1,463
(24%)
 White 610
(20%)
1,733
(29%)
 Two or More 85
(3%)
152
(3%)
 Asian 10
(0%)
60
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Joliet Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,961
(66%)
3,277
(55%)
 Not Eligible 702
(24%)
2,105
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 318
(11%)
596
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Joliet Central High School is ranked 11th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joliet Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Joliet Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2700
2006 2689
2007 2719
2008 2830
2009 2741
2010 2865
2011 2877
2012 2981

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 18
2007 20.4
2008 16.5
2009 15.9
2010 17.1
2011 17.1
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32074074074074
2006 0.66753439940498
2007 0.69878631849945
2008 0.68162544169611
2009 0.76322510032835
2010 0.76055846422339
2011 0.77858880778589
2012 0.76450855417645

Compare Joliet Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 76.5%
 

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