School Details

Amboy High School

11 East Hawley Street, Amboy, IL 61310
(815) 857-3632

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 283 students 17 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade


Prairie State Achievement Exam Results (PSAE)

In 2013-2014 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • Amboy Community Unit School District 272 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Amboy High School is a public high school in Eldena. The principal of Amboy High School is Mr. Ron Gruber. 283 students attend Amboy High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 0% of the Amboy High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 19% of the 283 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 36% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Amboy High School is 17:1. Ashton-Franklin Center High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 94% 94%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 0%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 0%
Multiracial 0% 1%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36% 39%
Limited English proficiency 0% 0%
Economically disadvantaged 19% 24%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    This is a very good school in a small community where teachers really care about students' future and education

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