Granite City High School

3101 Madison Ave, Granite City, IL 62040 | (618) 451-5808
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,070
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Jim Greenwald
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,070
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 103.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,012 (48.9%)
  • Females: 1,012 (48.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 185 (8.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 797 (38.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 982 (47.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Granite City High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.3%
Black21410.3%
Asian160.8%
Hispanic1045.0%
White1,68481.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Granite City High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade62230.0%
10th Grade55726.9%
11th Grade41019.8%
12th Grade48123.2%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.6%
District:
91.7%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
83.2%
District:
83.2%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.7%
District:
3.7%
State:
3.8%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Granite City High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 13, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • In the in 1970's GCHS prepared me well for college. I am now a physician with a PhD doing NIH research, seeing patients, and teaching. No idea how good the school system is now.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Granite City High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on PSAE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
46.2%
District:
68.6%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: No
Math Composite Percentage
School:
40.6%
District:
77.4%
State:
80.5%
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
19.1
District:
19.1
ACT English Score
School:
18.0
District:
18.0
ACT Math Score
School:
18.6
District:
18.6
ACT Reading Score
School:
19.7
District:
19.7
ACT Science Score
School:
19.4
District:
19.4

PSAE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201039.8%39.8%52.7%
200939.1%39.1%51.6%
200842.4%42.4%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201044.9%44.9%54.0%
200951.5%51.5%56.9%
200846.2%46.2%53.3%
 
Science Test
201040.1%40.1%52.4%
200942.9%42.9%50.5%
200841.9%41.9%51.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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