Illinois Valley Central High School is an above average, public school located in Chillicothe, IL. It has 630 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 22% in reading.
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.5 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.6 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.6 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.6 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.7 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.7 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.7 responses
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Illinois Valley Central High School Reviews
The thing that I love most about Illinois Valley Central is all of the activities you can be in and the people that attend. I have learned that what you put into the school is what you get out of it. The more that I am involved, the more fun it is!
The sports at IVC are slowly decreasing, there are a few players on every team that are very committed and love their sport, but the majority seem to just be on the teams because that's what they've always done. They act like going to practice is a waste of time. Few of the coaches are genuinely liked and it seems like they easily get sucked into petty high school drama. But the ones that are are really great people who care about each individual athlete. The music department is incredible, its always been very strong and feels like a family. However, there is a massive divide between the "jocks" and the "geeks." Not that there isn't overlap between the two but neither groups support the other in any way.
IVC is overall a positive experience, the students are outgoing and fun, but there is a lack in school spirit that shows with the attendance at activities. By the second half of a football game the stands are empty and the sentence, "lol IVC sucks at everything" is not unheard. But there is an odd sense of community throughout Chillicothe that supports the school and keeps the clubs and music department strong.