Herscher High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
501 N Main St
Herscher, IL 60941
Phone
(815) 426-2103
District
HERSCHER CUSD 2
County
KANKAKEE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
494
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

7

(10 is best)

Better than 69.3% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Herscher High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

50 40 30 20 10 0
35%
33%
37%
34%
32%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 128 25.9%
Grade 10 124 25.1%
Grade 11 113 22.9%
Grade 12 129 26.1%
Total 494 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.3% 96.3% 49.6%
Black 0.6% 0.5% 17.1%
Hispanic 3.3% 2.8% 27.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.3% 5.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.1% 27.0% 48.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.6% 25.4% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.4% 1.7% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 10,768 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 48.3 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.9% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.9% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.0% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.6% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 20.6% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,028 4,846,134
Single Parent Households With Children 5.6% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.5% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.6% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.2% 15.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.9% 16.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.3% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.1% 16.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.8% 15.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.6% 12.7%
$15,000 or less 6.1% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,499 $12,831,000 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $767 $1,312,000 5.0%
Staff $467 $799,000 3.1%
General Administration $894 $1,529,000 5.9%
School Administration $918 $1,571,000 6.0%
Operation $1,894 $3,241,000 12.4%
Transportation $1,259 $2,154,000 8.2%
Other $72 $124,000 0.5%
Total Support $6,271 $10,730,000 41.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,494 $2,556,000 9.8%
Total Expenditures $15,264 $26,117,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,823 $19,082,390,000 53.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,139 $2,211,837,000 6.2%
Staff $594 $1,154,531,000 3.2%
General Administration $601 $1,167,885,000 3.3%
School Administration $852 $1,655,260,000 4.6%
Operation $1,301 $2,528,130,000 7.0%
Transportation $726 $1,410,959,000 3.9%
Other $604 $1,173,773,000 3.3%
Total Support $5,818 $11,302,375,000 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,834 $5,504,646,000 15.3%
Total Expenditures $18,475 $35,889,411,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%