Central Comm High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
550
Best High School in Illinois
#51
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Central Community High School District 71
Type Public
 Phone (618)526-4578
 Location 7740 Old US Highway 50
Breese, IL 62230
Charter School No

Central Comm High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and low AP course participation. It is ranked 51st in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Racial Demographics

The Central Comm High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Hispanic population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White95.3%524
Black0.7%4
Hispanic3.6%20
Asian Pacific0.4%2
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 11.8%

19.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Illinois high school median of 42.4%. By this measure, Central Comm High School students are largely upper income and rank 81st in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman156
Sophomore129
Junior128
Senior137
Total550

Completions

Graduation Rate
90% to 94%*
Rank in Illinois
148th
Rating
8 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students90% to 94%*
Illinois Median87%
Percentile84%
White90% to 94%*
Black-
Hispanicsuppressed*
Asian Pacific-
Native American-
Two or more races-
Economically Disadvantaged70% to 79%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
66%
Rank in Illinois
10th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Central Comm High School scored an average 66% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 2.4% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls60% to 79%*70% to 74%*
Boys50% or more*30% to 39%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander-suppressed*
Black-suppressed*
Hispanic-suppressed*
Multiracial--
White70% to 79%*55% to 59%*
With Disabilites-suppressed*
Limited English-suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
21.5

The average ACT score for Central Comm High School students in 2017 was 21.5. This indicates that the average student scores in the 57th percentile nationally on the ACT.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
4%
AP Pass Rank in Illinois
24th
AP Pass Rate Rating
9 out of 10

Central Comm High School offers 1 AP courses. 4 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 7% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Central Comm High School had 16 taking AP exams with a 20 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the Illinois state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 125% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 4% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate -3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Courses Offered 1

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students8.3%45
Boys11.9%34
Girls4.3%11
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Central Comm High School
7740 Old US Highway 50
Breese, IL
62230
(618)526-4578

10 out of 10 1

District

Central Community High School District 71
Breese, IL