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HS Profile

WHS Enrollment as of August, 2017: 384

Mascot: Warrior

Colors: Orange and Black

Song: Loyalty

Athl Conference: Cahokia, Mississippi Div

ACT Code: 144160

WESCLIN HIGH SCHOOL

COMMUNITY – The community is basically rural.  It is composed of 55 square miles and contains three small towns within this area.  New Baden and Trenton are towns of about 2500 in population.  New Memphis has a population of a few hundred people.

 

SCHOOL – Wesclin High School is a four-year comprehensive high school with an enrollment average of 370 students.

 

ACCREDITATION – Wesclin High School is accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education.

 

CALENDAR – Two 18 week semesters; eight period day; all classes meet 5 days per week.  All students are required to take five academic classes and PE per day.

 

CALENDAR – Two 18 week semesters; eight period day; all classes meet 5 days per week.  All students are required to take five academic classes and PE per day.

 

POST GRADUATION – Class of 2017      4 yr. College 50%

            `                                                           2 yr. College  36%

                                                                        Voc/Tech         1%

                                                                        Military           6%

                                                                        Work              7%

 

 

ILLINOIS STATE SCHOLARS – 2017—10 from a class of 93 (Class of 2018 has not been announced.)

 

GRADING – 4.0 scale

 

 

Grade Ranges:

 

 

 

 

A:  90-100        

 

 

 

 

B:  80-89          

 

 

 

 

C:  70-79          

 

 

 

 

D:  60-69          

 

 

 

 

F:  0-69             

 

 

 

RANK – All academic courses are computed in the class rank.

 

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS – 20 units of credit are required for graduation.  The required courses are:

 

English                         

4 credits 

Physical Education      

1 credit  (.25 credit per year)

Mathematics     

3 credits  (Must include Algebra I and 

                                     

    class with Geometrical content)

World Cultures            

1 credit

Health                          

.5 credit

Resource Management

.5 credit

Government                 

.5 credit

American History         

1 credit

Science                         

2 credits

Speech                          

.5 credit

 

All graduates must have at least one credit from the following:  Art, Music, Foreign Language, or Vocational Education.

 

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