Gardner-South Wilmington Township High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
184
Best High School in Illinois
#58
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Gardner S Wilmington Twp High School District 73
Type Public
 Phone (815)237-2176
 Location 500 E Main St
Gardner, IL 60424
Charter School No

Gardner-South Wilmington Township High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance and average graduation rate. It is ranked 58th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Racial Demographics

The Gardner-South Wilmington Township High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Hispanic population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White95.1%175
Black0.5%1
Hispanic3.8%7
Asian Pacific0.5%1
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 25.9%

29.9% 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, Gardner-South Wilmington Twp H S students are largely upper-middle income and rank 178th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman46
Sophomore50
Junior46
Senior42
Total184

Completions

Graduation Rate
90% or more*
Rank in Illinois
222nd
Rating
6 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students90% or more*
Illinois Median87%
Percentile69%
White90% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*
Asian Pacific-
Native American-
Two or more races-
Economically Disadvantaged50% or more*
Limited English Proficiency-

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
52%
Rank in Illinois
30th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Gardner-South Wilmington Township 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
Girlsless than 50%*50% or more*
Boys50% or more*40% to 59%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black--
Hispanic-.%
Multiracial--
White40% to 59%*50% to 59%*
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
21.2

The average ACT score for Gardner-South Wilmington Township High School students in 2017 was 21.2. This indicates that the average student scores in the 57th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
110%
Rank in Illinois
9th
Rating
10 out of 10

97 out of 88 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (110%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 2% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

Gardner-South Wilmington Twp H S has not reported Advanced Placement (AP) program data.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%

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 Students1.8%4
Boys1.8%2
Girls1.8%2
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.5%10
Boys7.2%8
Girls1.8%2

Location

Gardner-South Wilmington Township High School
500 E Main St
Gardner, IL
60424
(815)237-2176

10 out of 10 1

District

Gardner S Wilmington Twp High School District 73
Gardner, IL