Argo Community High School

Argo Community High School serves 1,787 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% 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.

Overview

The student population of 1787 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,787 students
Argo Community High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Argo Community High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Argo Community High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Argo Community High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Argo Community High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
39%
23%
Argo Community High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
15%
19%
Argo Community High School Black (1988-2012)
White
43%
50%
Argo Community High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Argo Community High School Sch Ethnicity Argo Community High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.30
Argo Community High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
20%
23%
Argo Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
43%
26%
Argo Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,787 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Argo Chsd 217 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,787 949
Argo Chsd 217 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Argo Chsd 217 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $10 MM
Argo Chsd 217 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $28 MM $10 MM
Argo Chsd 217 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,824 $10,546
Argo Chsd 217 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,109 $10,416
Argo Chsd 217 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Summit Dr Donald Wharton Elementary School
    7555 West 64th St
    Summit , IL 60501
    (708)458-0640
    0.3  mi  |  173  students  |  Gr.  5
  • Summit Heritage Middle School
    6021 South 74th Ave
    Summit , IL 60501
    (708)458-7590
    0.4  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Summit Otis P Graves Elementary School
    6021 South 74th Ave
    Summit , IL 60501
    (708)458-7260
    0.4  mi  |  559  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Bedford Park W W Walker Elementary School
    7735 West 66th Place
    Bedford Park , IL 60501
    (708)458-7150
    0.7  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Chicago Blair Early Childhood Center
    6751 West 63rd Place
    Chicago , IL 60638
    (773)535-2076
    0.7  mi  |  137  students  |  Gr.  PK-1

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Cook County, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Cook County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.