Pope Co High School

125 St Hwy 146w, Golconda, IL 62938
(618) 683-3071

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Public Grades 9-12 148 students 12 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
  • Pope County Community Unit School District 1 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Pope Co High School is a public high school in Grantsburg. The principal of Pope Co High School is Mrs. Judy Kaegi. 148 children attend Pope Co High School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 0% of the Pope Co High School students have "limited English proficiency." 36% of the 148 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 47% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Pope Co High School is 12:1. Hardin County High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 95%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.7% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47% 55%
Limited English proficiency 0% 0%
Economically disadvantaged 36% 47%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    You get what you put in. If you are a motivated student the teachers will improve you. If you want to skate by well that is what you get the minimum. This school can be the pathway to excellence or mediocrity but you make the choice. This school is a tool to be used.

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