Maine West High School

Maine West High School serves 2,061 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Maine West High School operates within the Maine Township Hsd 207 School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 2061 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 143 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,061 students
Maine West High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Maine West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 143 teachers
Maine West High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Maine West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 14:1 18:1
Maine West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
9%
4%
Maine West High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
34%
25%
Maine West High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
17%
Maine West High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
51%
50%
Maine West High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Maine West High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Maine West 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.
0.62 0.31
Maine West 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.
38%
47%
Maine West 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.
n/a
3%
Maine West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,392 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $19,986 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,905 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 35% over four years.
School District Name Maine Township Hsd 207 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 6,392 938
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 88%
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $139 MM $11 MM
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $146 MM $11 MM
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $19,986 $11,118
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $20,905 $11,218
Maine Township Hsd 207 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 North Cook Young Adult Academy (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Algonquin Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Plainfield Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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