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Charleston High School (leave a review)
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+1 (217) 639-5000

1615 Lincoln Ave

Charleston, Illinois


About Charleston High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Charleston High School is located in the Charleston CUSD 1 district of the state of Illinois. It is one of 6 schools in its district.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 798 students from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Charleston High School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Charleston High School is $53,937, which is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

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Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Charleston High School 798$9,14517$53,9370.21
Mark Twain Elem School (0.2 miles) 233$9,35915$50,7070.32
Charleston Middle School (0.29 miles) 398$9,77115$51,4280.17
Jefferson Elem School (1 miles) 693$6,39519$41,9280.26
Carl Sandburg Elem School (1.48 miles) 574$8,35916$43,4810.29
Lerna Bridges (8.02 miles) 28$4,6438$46,7500.07

Charleston High School

Number of pupils798
Funding per pupil$9,145
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$53,937
Diversity index0.21

Mark Twain Elem School (0.2 miles)

Number of pupils233
Funding per pupil$9,359
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$50,707
Diversity index0.32

Charleston Middle School (0.29 miles)

Number of pupils398
Funding per pupil$9,771
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$51,428
Diversity index0.17

Jefferson Elem School (1 miles)

Number of pupils693
Funding per pupil$6,395
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$41,928
Diversity index0.26

Carl Sandburg Elem School (1.48 miles)

Number of pupils574
Funding per pupil$8,359
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$43,481
Diversity index0.29

Lerna Bridges (8.02 miles)

Number of pupils28
Funding per pupil$4,643
Pupils per teacher8
Average teacher salary$46,750
Diversity index0.07
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
502ndlargest school
578thhighest number of FTE teachers
3055thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2376thhighest average teaching salary
2835thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
522ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2535thhighest diversity index
2228thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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