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Geneseo High School

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Geneseo High School
Address
700 North State Street

Geneseo

,

Illinois
61254

United States
Coordinates 41°27′47″N 90°09′19″W / 41.46305°N 90.15520°W / 41.46305; -90.15520

Coordinates : 41°27′47″N 90°09′19″W / 41.46305°N 90.15520°W / 41.46305; -90.15520
Information
Type Comprehensive Public High School
School district Geneseo Community Unit School District 228
PrincipalMichael Haugse
Teaching staff54.00 (on a FTE basis)
Grades9-12
Enrollment827 (2015-16) [1]
Student to teacher ratio15.43
Campus typeSmall city
Color(s)         Kelly Green, White
Athletics conference NIB-12
Nickname Maple Leafs
Website www.dist228.org/index.php?page=hs%2Findex.html
[2]

Geneseo High School is located in Geneseo, Illinois , United States. The school is part of the Geneseo Community Unit School District 228 , which covers Geneseo, Atkinson , and parts of Colona .

Contents

  • 1 Academics
  • 2 History
  • 3 Demographics
  • 4 Athletics and activities
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Academics[ edit ]

In 2012 Geneseo High School was a U.S. News & World Report Silver Medal winner. Based on their criteria, Geneseo High School ranked #1427 (out of 22,000) in the US and ranked #52 (out of 672) in the state of Illinois. [3]

History[ edit ]

The high school was originally an old building in the city park, but then moved to the former J. D. Darnall Jr. High School, which was relatively new. The old high school became the Geneseo Junior High School, which closed in 1998 with the opening of a new building, Geneseo Middle School. The high school was known as J. D. Darnall Senior High School until 2005, when it just became Geneseo High School.

Demographics[ edit ]

The demographic breakdown of the 833 students enrolled in 2013-14 was:

  • Male – 53.5%
  • Female – 46.5%
  • Native American/Alaskan – 0.6%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders – 0.5%
  • Black – 0%
  • Hispanic – 4.8%
  • White – 91.8%
  • Multiracial – 2.3%

18.4% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch. [2]

Athletics and activities[ edit ]

The Geneseo Maple Leafs participate in numerous IHSA sanctioned sports and activities. The school colors are Kelly green and white. The sports teams compete in the Northern Illinois Big 12 conference.

The following sports are offered: [4]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (boys & girls)
  • Bowling (boys & girls)
  • Competitive cheer (girls)
  • Cross country (boys & girls)
  • Football (boys)
    • State champion – 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982 [5]
  • Golf (boys & girls)
  • Gymnastics (girls)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Soccer (boys & girls)
  • Swimming and diving (girls)
  • Tennis (boys & girls)
  • Track and field (boys & girls)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Wrestling (boys)

Geneseo also participates in these non-sport IHSA sanctioned activities: [4]

  • Bass fishing
  • Drama
  • Group interpretation
  • Speech
  • Band
  • Vocal music
  • Scholastic bowl

The school won the state music sweepstakes title in 1984-85, 1985–86, 1987–88, 1997–98, 1998–99 and 2005-06. [5]

References[ edit ]

  1. ^ “Geneseo High School” . National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 11, 2018.

  2. ^ a b “School directory information – Geneseo High School” . NCES . U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  3. ^ “How Does Geneseo High School Rank Among America’s Best High Schools?” . usnews.com. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  4. ^ a b “IHSA Geneseo” . ihsa.org. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  5. ^ a b “IHSA” . ihsa.org. Retrieved 10 July 2016.

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