Jacksonville High School is a public school located in Jacksonville, IL. It has 955 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 10% of students are at least proficient in math and 29% in reading.
Jacksonville High School Rankings
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- B+58 Students
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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.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 44 responsesReport
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.14 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.14 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.14 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 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.23 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.23 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.23 responses
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Jacksonville High School Reviews
I transferred to Jacksonville High School this year and I honestly have to say that my experience here has not been pleasant. Some of my teachers are very good and I'm glad to be in their classes, but the majority of administration here is awful. The school environment is terrible; disrespect from both students and administration. There are a ton of ridiculous rules and it feels like administration is trying to find ways to get students in trouble. The lunches are decent. This school will not prepare you for college, I feel like I'm back in grade school here. The environment at my old school was much more mature and professional; teachers and staff treated students with respect and, in turn, received mutual respect from students. Overall, a very bad school.
The environment is very good and most of the teachers are extremely helpful, however I believe that the student body could prosper more if there were more opportunities to do so. This meaning that students have the chances needed to create the change they want, such as meeting with teachers when needed or doing extra work.
I would like to see the safety change, a lot of fights occur and so does bullying. The teachers are wonderful, some of them do not provide after school help. The food has gotten worse and so has the counselors. The school nurse is amazing and so is the school officer. The athletics are somewhat good and so is the marching band. The band gets very little funding. Athletics and cheer/poms gets most of the funding.