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United Twp High School

Public | 9-12 | 1646 students

 

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Posted April 18, 2014

has the potential to give students the resources needed to become life long learners. Parents and teachers are able to work together and make a difference in their lives.


Posted January 16, 2014

They are awful!They discriminate horribly.My daughter was at a 4th grade level in the 9th grade before I had her get an IEE,to find out the truth.She has dropped out due to the harassment and bullying from school peers and staff. Don't know where to go for help around here for her.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 12, 2013

High AP test scores and hitting record graduation rates. Administration promotes a culture of success.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 26, 2012

This school was excellent in this school district it had very well academic courses and anytime i had questions or problems the system solved it very quickly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 21, 2008

I graduated from this high school. I really liked the diversity. It really gives you a taste of the real world.


Posted March 27, 2004

I think it teaches very well, but it should have off campus lunch the kids would really enjoy that.
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 49% in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
43%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students36%
Female35%
Male38%
Black6%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracial36%
Native Americann/a
White40%
Low income27%
Not low income44%
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%
Students without disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female46%
Male36%
Black13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracial36%
Native Americann/a
White47%
Low income32%
Not low income49%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Students without disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students38%
Female36%
Male40%
Black6%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracial27%
Native Americann/a
White44%
Low income30%
Not low income45%
Students with disabilities (IEP)10%
Students without disabilities42%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

26%
of schools in the state are Below average
46%
of schools in the state are Average
28%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Average ACT score

19

Graduation rate

91.1%


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISAT results from the state of Illinois.

2 This rating is based on composite ACT scores and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2012-13.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 63% 51%
Hispanic 22% 24%
Black 9% 18%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr. Carl Johnson

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1275 Avenue of the Cities
East Moline, IL 61244
Phone: (309) 752-1633

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