Dunlap High School


Student Enrollment
Best High School in Illinois
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Dunlap CUSD 323
Type Public
 Phone (309)691-3955
 Location 5220 W Legion Hall Rd
Dunlap, IL 61525
Charter School No

Dunlap High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, average graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 47th in the best public high schools in Illinois.



The Dunlap High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific10.3%129
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%2
Two or more races4%50

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 3.2%

9.1% 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, Dunlap High School students are largely wealthy and rank 21st in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students



Graduation Rate

6 out of 10

Rank: 222nd in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students90%
Illinois Median87%
White90% to 94%*
Black80% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged60% to 79%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in Illinois

Students at Dunlap High School scored an average 52% 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 5.4% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls45% to 49%*70% to 74%*
Boys40% to 44%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 79%*80% to 89%*
Blackless than 50%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White40% to 44%*55% to 59%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*20% or less*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score

The average ACT score for Dunlap High School students in 2017 was 24.9. This indicates that the average student scores in the 73rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

3 out of 10

Rank: 405th in Illinois

302 out of 608 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (50%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the bottom 35% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 18th in Illinois

Dunlap High School offers 11 AP courses. 31 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 85% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Dunlap High School had 168 taking AP exams with a 172 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 102% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 31% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Courses Offered 11

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.7%8
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.7%8

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students8%97
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.2%27


Dunlap High School
5220 W Legion Hall Rd
Dunlap, IL

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