Carmi-White County High School

22 reviews
  1. Carmi-White County Community Unit School District No. 5
  2. 9-12
  3. Public
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Readiness
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    NG
  6. Health & Safety
    NG
  7. Administration
    NG
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    NG
  10. Resources & Facilities
    NG
Address
800 West Main St
Carmi, IL 62821
Telephone
(618) 382-4661
Website
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
Data not available
Average ACT
25
14 responses
AP Enrollment
Data not available

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
NG
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Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
370
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Data not available
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.1%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
NG
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$11,301/ year
National
$11,890
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.3 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.3 responses

Reviews

22 reviews
  • Excellent
    2
  • Very Good
    14
  • Average
    6
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    0
I absolutely love my high school! There is such a great atmosphere that is so welcoming. We have the best principal a school could ask for, along with fantastic staff. They're all so concerned about their students and lead their lives as positive role models for all around them. I know when I am preparing to come to school, I will always walk in to staff with smiles on their faces and my principal asking me how I'm doing that day. It's so comforting and something I will miss so much when I head off to college next year!
  • Senior
  • 3 months ago
Carmi- White County High School has been my home for the past 3 years. I possess a great sense of pride in my small town school. Carmi- White County High School provides a community for its students by binding our town together. My school has done a wonderful job of embracing our rural way of life. The students are able to connect with the teachers on a level that many urban kids are incapable of experiencing. Our Bulldog family is closely-knitted. We rise to tragedy and heartbreak by mourning by each others' sides. However, with any school system, flaws exist. Academically, Carmi- White County High School is not as advanced as other schools in better-funded cities. The school does not offer any Advanced Placement courses. The GPA is also not weighed. While our options are limited, Carmi- White County High School has pushed to provide education to every youth in my community.
  • Junior
  • 4 days ago
Most teachers are really great.

Many are available before school, during lunch, or after school and are able to be reached via email (and some via text if you have them for a club or activity).

Some teachers will really go above and beyond when it comes to helping students, especially if the student reaches out (for some teachers, ONLY if the student reaches out).

Some teachers do only teach via worksheets, or pointless PowerPoints.

Some teachers, when approached, are very condescending (Barbre), while others like (LOVE) to start debates (Conner).

Some teachers are on their phones THE WHOLE TIME.

Some teachers are disrespectful to students who are less than "high achievers."

Some teachers are very kind, and will establish real relationships (not the creepy kind) with students.

Some teachers are VERY passionate about what they do.

Some teachers will give real advise and talk about things, that may or may not pertain to class, that are helpful and relevant for life, the real world, or just other classes.

Some teachers are just great to be around.
  • High School Senior
  • Mar 7 2015