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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Wethersfield Junior/Senior High School is a public school located in Kewanee, IL. It has 245 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 22% in reading.
439 Willard St
Kewanee, IL 61443
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
22%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1110
18 responses
Average ACT
26
8 responses
AP Enrollment
7%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$39,392
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$593
National
$949
Median Home Value
$61,700
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 10 responses
  • Homecoming
    20%
  • Meet the Geese/Titans
    20%
  • Project Graduation
    20%
  • Senior Night
    20%
  • Skit Nite
    20%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
245
Free or Reduced Lunch
39%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,142
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
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Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$13,660/ year
National
$12,239
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I like how involved the community is with the school. Almost everything at Wethersfield High School feels safe and like home. I've gone to this school my whole life, so I may have a bias opinion, but I think most concepts are exceptional. I think this school should incorporate better food choices for the students. I also believe everyone in the school should focus more on the academics than the athletics. Sports are very important to many at Wethersfield High School, maybe even too important. I believe if they toned it down on the sports, students would try to focus more on their academics.
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For such a small school, WHS athletic facilities are very well-kept and serviceable. Our teams are hard-working with many successes. Our football stadium/track and field is one of the best in the area. With a small student population in general, many students are athletes, but the non-athletic students or other athletic teams show up to support their peers. Many band kids help out with Track and Field meets and football boys support basketball boys and girls and vice versa. With organization and planning, we can rally the students with plenty of school spirit and our fan section is respectful. Our teams are also known for their sportsmanship. There is plenty of administrator, faculty, and parent support for our athletics.
Since we are a small community, not much happens that the whole school doesn't find out in a matter of minutes. Our administrators and teachers have great connections with the students and culprits can easily be found out. Bullying is handled as best as possible and promptly. Rarely does bullying end up in the principal's or superintendent's offices since the teachers are pretty good at putting an end to it. Our guidance counselor is a great person to talk to and her office is a safe haven for those who need to get away. There are also several teachers' rooms that are designated safe havens as well as the library for students to retreat to to relax. Our campus is conveniently positioned within walking distance of many restaurants and junior high and high school kids can go off-campus for lunch if they are eligible (meaning they have kept up their grades and don't have any suspensions or detentions). If students break the rules of going off-campus, privileges are often suspended for a long period of time. Not much happens that faculty and staff do not find out and they act according to the transgression.