Pontiac High School

1100 East Indiana Ave, Pontiac, IL 61764 | (815) 844-6113
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 828
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1100 E Indiana Ave, Pontiac, IL 61764
  • Principal or Admin: Jon Kilgore
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 828
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 391 (47.2%)
  • Females: 393 (47.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 53 (6.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 203 (24.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 256 (30.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pontiac High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black91.1%
Asian50.6%
Hispanic242.9%
White74489.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pontiac High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade20624.9%
10th Grade20725.0%
11th Grade20224.4%
12th Grade21325.7%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.4%
District:
91.4%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
80.2%
District:
80.2%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
2.8%
District:
2.8%
State:
3.8%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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1 review for Pontiac High School

  • Reviewed by Student on September 14, 2006
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i remember this school and those halls in the back of my head. Of course i have got to those halls are very small and not that difficult to learn it is just one big circle. the teachers here are awesome. they all have different personalities and know how to teach there students about the world around them and what they will expect to see in the future. I grade this school a b+ because i feel like the students there are not as well behave and such as i believe they should be. other wise this school should be graded an a if the students were more corrupt.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Pontiac High School performed on average about the same as 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:
52.7%
District:
52.7%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: No
Math Composite Percentage
School:
54.9%
District:
54.9%
State:
80.5%
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
20.1
District:
20.1
ACT English Score
School:
19.7
District:
19.7
ACT Math Score
School:
20.1
District:
20.1
ACT Reading Score
School:
20.2
District:
20.2
ACT Science Score
School:
19.9
District:
19.9

PSAE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201053.6%53.6%52.7%
200952.5%52.5%51.6%
200845.4%45.4%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201051.9%51.9%54.0%
200957.6%57.6%56.9%
200848.8%48.8%53.3%
 
Science Test
201055.8%55.8%52.4%
200950.0%50.0%50.5%
200842.5%42.5%51.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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