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Rochester High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
732
Best High School in Illinois
#37
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Rochester CUSD 3A
Type Public
 Phone (217)498-9761
 Location 1 Rocket Dr
Rochester, IL 62563
Charter School No

Rochester High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance and high graduation rate. It is ranked 37th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

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

Race Percent Students
White93.2%682
Black1.9%14
Hispanic1.2%9
Asian Pacific0.7%5
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3%22

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 5.1%

12.7% 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, Rochester High School students are largely wealthy and rank 34th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman205
Sophomore194
Junior176
Senior157
Total732

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
95% or more*

9 out of 10

Rank: 37th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students95% or more*
Illinois Median87%
Percentile95%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*
Asian Pacific-
Native American-
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged50% or more*
Limited English Proficiency-

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 55th in Illinois

Students at Rochester High School scored an average 50% 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 9.1% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girlsless than 50%*60% to 79%*
Boys21% to 39%*40% to 59%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander-suppressed*
Black.%.%
Hispanic.%.%
Multiracial.%suppressed*
White30% to 39%*50% to 59%*
With Disabilites.%.%
Limited English-.%

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
23.6

The average ACT score for Rochester High School students in 2017 was 23.6. This indicates that the average student scores in the 68th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

6 out of 10

Rank: 191st in Illinois

191 out of 333 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (57%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 32% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

Rochester High School has not reported Advanced Placement (AP) program data.

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%

Safety and Discipline

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 Students2.7%20
Boys4.1%15
Girls1.4%5
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%5
Boys1.4%5
Girls0%0

Location

Rochester High School
1 Rocket Dr
Rochester, IL
62563
(217)498-9761

10 out of 10 1

District

Rochester CUSD 3A
Rochester, IL