Zion-Benton Twnshp High School



Zion-Benton Twnshp High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Zion-Benton Twnshp 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
9 568
10 603
11 576
12 603

Zion-Benton Twnshp High School is a public high school of the Zion-Benton Twp Hsd 126 School District located in Zion, IL. It has 2,350 students in grades 9th through 12th. Zion-Benton Twnshp High School is the 53rd largest public high school in Illinois and the 847th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,350
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 137.31

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Zion-Benton Twnshp High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,185
(50%)
1,352
(50%)
 Male 1,165
(50%)
1,339
(50%)

Zion-Benton Twnshp High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 891
(38%)
1,026
(38%)
 Black 693
(29%)
774
(29%)
 White 591
(25%)
691
(26%)
 Two or More 96
(4%)
108
(4%)
 Asian 56
(2%)
62
(2%)
 American Indian 21
(1%)
28
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Zion-Benton Twnshp High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,129
(48%)
1,296
(48%)
 Not Eligible 947
(40%)
1,102
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 274
(12%)
293
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Zion-Benton Twnshp High School is ranked 30th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Zion-Benton Twnshp High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.4%. 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.

Zion-Benton Twnshp High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2581
2006 2641
2007 2697
2008 2659
2009 2453
2010 2511
2011 2406
2012 2358
2013 2310
2014 2338
2015 2350

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.4
2007 22.3
2008 19.4
2009 17.4
2010 17
2011 17.2
2012 16.4
2013 17
2014 17
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31150716776443
2006 0.34570238546005
2007 0.35706340378198
2008 0.38886799548703
2009 0.48063595597228
2010 0.49183592194345
2011 0.51537822111388
2012 0.53053435114504
2013 0.55281385281385
2014 0.62232677502139
2015 0.59702127659574

Compare Zion-Benton Twnshp High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 59.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,350 17.1:1  
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