Argo Community High School

Argo Community High School serves 1,791 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Argo Community High School operates within the Argo Chsd 217 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1791 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,791 students
Argo Community High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Argo Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Argo Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Argo Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Argo Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Argo Community High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
43%
25%
Argo Community High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
15%
17%
Argo Community High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
39%
50%
Argo Community High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Argo Community High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Argo Community High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.31
Argo Community High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
47%
Argo Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
3%
Argo Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,870 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,495 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,853 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Argo Chsd 217 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,870 938
Argo Chsd 217 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Argo Chsd 217 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $11 MM
Argo Chsd 217 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $31 MM $11 MM
Argo Chsd 217 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $18,495 $11,118
Argo Chsd 217 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,853 $11,218
Argo Chsd 217 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Kennedy High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dr Donald Wharton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Otis P Graves Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Summit ArgoDr Donald Wharton Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 5 | 182 students7555 West 64th St
    Summit ArgoIL 60501
    (708)458-0640
    0.35182
  • Summit ArgoHeritage Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 529 students6021 South 74th Ave
    Summit ArgoIL 60501
    (708)458-7590
    0.46-8529
  • Summit ArgoOtis P Graves Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 545 students6021 South 74th Ave
    Summit ArgoIL 60501
    (708)458-7260
    0.4PK-4545
  • ChicagoBlair Early Childhood Center
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 190 students6751 West 63rd Place
    ChicagoIL 60638
    (773)535-2076
    0.7PK-1190
  • Summit ArgoW W Walker Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 223 students7735 West 66th Place
    Summit ArgoIL 60501
    (708)458-7150
    0.7KG-4223

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 22, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.