U.S. News & World Report Education Rankings – Freeport High School

At Freeport High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at Freeport High School is 33 percent. The student body makeup is 48 percent male and 52 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 39 percent.

Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,228
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 39%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 61%

Test Scores

Reading Proficiency Distribution

Reading proficiency is determined by student results on the school’s Prairie State Achievement Examination.

Total Students Tested 286
Academic Warning 11%
Below Standard 39%
Meets the Standard 46%
Exceeds the Standard 5%

Mathematics Proficiency Distribution

Mathematics proficiency is determined by student results on the school’s Prairie State Achievement Examination tests.

Total Students Tested 286
Academic Warning 16%
Below Standard 43%
Meets the Standard 39%
Exceeds the Standard 2%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 68.4
Gap Between Actual and Expected Performance Index 2.0

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 30.4%
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 60.5%
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -30.1
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students -3.5

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 17.1
Exam Used for Index AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school’s student participation and performance on these exams if data were available.

Participation Rate 33%
Participant Passing Rate 35%
Exams Per Test Taker 3.0
Exam Pass Rate 33%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 12%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 1.0

School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Graduation Rate 80%

Student Body

Class

These details on the school’s student body are based on data reported to the government.

Freeport High School Student Body Chart

Student Enrollment

Grade Two or more races White Hispanic Hawaiian Black Asian American Indian
9th Grade 40 199 35 0 95 1 3
10th Grade 28 183 22 1 75 5 0
11th Grade 25 170 16 0 56 7 1
12th Grade 20 191 15 1 35 4 0
Total Enrollment 1,228
9th Grade 373 Students
10th Grade 314 Students
11th Grade 275 Students
12th Grade 266 Students

Student Diversity

This is the breakdown of ethnicity and gender of a school’s student body, based on data reported to the government.

Ethnicity/Race

Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 39%
American Indian/Alaskan Native Enrollment (% of total) 0.3%
Asian Enrollment (% of total) 1%
Black Enrollment (% of total) 21%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander (% of total) 0.2%
Hispanic Enrollment (% of total) 7%
White Enrollment (% of total) 61%
Two or More Races Enrollment (% of total) 9%

Gender

Male (% of total) 48%
Female (% of total) 52%

Economically Disadvantaged Students

These are the percentages of the school’s students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, based on data reported to the government.

Free Lunch Program (% of total) 60%
Reduced-Price Lunch Program (% of total) 1%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 61%

Data based on the 2013-2014 school year.

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