Willowbrook High School

1250 South Ardmore Ave,

Villa Park, IL, 60181-3205

Tel: (630)530-3439
Grades: 9-12

2,056 students

Willowbrook High School serves 2,056 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Willowbrook High School operates within the Dupage Hsd 88 School District.

Overview

The student population of 2056 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,056 students
Willowbrook High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 121 teachers
Willowbrook High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Willowbrook 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 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Willowbrook High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
4%
Willowbrook High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
21%
23%
Willowbrook High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
19%
Willowbrook High School Black (1988-2012)
White
57%
50%
Willowbrook High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Willowbrook High School Sch Ethnicity Willowbrook 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.
0.62 0.66
Willowbrook 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.
12%
23%
Willowbrook 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.
25%
26%
Willowbrook High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,989 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dupage Hsd 88 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 3,989 797
Dupage Hsd 88 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Dupage Hsd 88 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $10 MM
Dupage Hsd 88 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $108 MM $10 MM
Dupage Hsd 88 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,429 $10,546
Dupage Hsd 88 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $26,607 $10,416
Dupage Hsd 88 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 York Community High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jackson Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salt Creek Elementary School (1 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Villa Park Jackson Middle School
    301 West Jackson St
    Villa Park , IL , 60181
    (630)516-7600
    0.4  mi  |  669  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Villa Park John E Albright Middle School
    1110 South Villa Ave
    Villa Park , IL , 60181
    (630)279-6160
    0.5  mi  |  196  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Elmhurst Salt Creek Elementary School
    980 South Riverside Dr
    Elmhurst , IL , 60126
    (630)832-6122
    1  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Lombard Stevenson School
    18w331 15th St
    Lombard , IL , 60148
    (630)516-7780
    1  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Villa Park Ardmore Elementary School
    225 South Harvard Ave
    Villa Park , IL , 60181
    (630)516-7370
    1.1  mi  |  485  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.
Teachers in 19 States Allowed to Physically Punish Students
As of 2014, nineteen states still allow corporal punishment – spanking and paddling the most common choices – in their public schools. However, some argue that not only are these punishments physically harmful, they also are disproportionately administered to students of color. As a result, House democrats have taken up the issue in a new bill that would ban all forms of corporal punishment nationwide.