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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Illini Bluffs High School is a public school located in Glasford, IL. It has 252 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.

Illini Bluffs High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1180
13 responses
Average ACT
27
21 responses
AP Enrollment
6%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
Median Household Income
$60,486
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$675
National
$949
Median Home Value
$130,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.4 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 9 responses
  • Anything Goes
    56%
  • Powderpuff
    22%
  • Tower of Cans/Canned Food Drive
    22%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
252
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,685
Teachers in First/Second Year
22.7%
33%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.6 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,968/ year
National
$12,239
43%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.7 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.7 responses
14%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.7 responses
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Illini Bluffs is a small school with low diversity with students and teachers. That becomes an issue because racism is prevalent in our school and it needs to be surveyed more closely. Illini Bluffs is very strong in sports/activities. It is highly encouraged to join an extracurricular activity. We try to enforce school spirit as much as possible so that the whole student body can participate in an event. We have so many events that we do around our school and it makes us engaged and we have a fun time! Every year before school, we get informed about Cyber Safety and how to protect ourselves of school shootings. Safety for everyone is the main goal at Illini Bluffs.
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One thing that I liked about Illini Bluffs High School is the size because it made it easier to get help from the teachers. I also liked the library at Illini Bluffs because it is a great place to do your homework and focus. One thing that I would change at Illini Bluffs is how the administration had favorites. Unless you were on a sports team most of the administration did not pay much attention to you. I would also change the fact that the school does not have any diversity. There were a few racist incidents were no action was taken. We should teach more about culture so more kids can be educated.
I am going in to my senior year at Illini Bluffs High School, and there are many reasons why IB is a great school. Overall, our teachers are great people, and they care about your well being. We have two counselors, one for college readiness, and one for mental health. There isn’t really much opportunity at Illini Bluffs for AP and IB classes, in fact we only have one AP class, and no IB classes. There are enriched classes for English, but that’s all. The building itself is kind of old and decrepit, but the janitors keep it clean, and the school is working towards making it more functional. Each student is granted a laptop, because almost 90% of the schoolwork is online. Overall, Illini Bluffs is a close-knit, rural farm school, with great teachers and community.