East Leyden High School

Tel: (847)451-3023
Grades: 9-12

1,755 students

East Leyden High School serves 1,755 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
East Leyden High School operates within the Leyden Chsd 212 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1755 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,755 students
East Leyden High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
East Leyden High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade East Leyden High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 14:1 13:1
East Leyden High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
East Leyden High School American Indian (1989-2013)
Asian
3%
4%
East Leyden High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
48%
24%
East Leyden High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
1%
19%
East Leyden High School Black (1992-2013)
White
46%
50%
East Leyden High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups East Leyden High School Sch Ethnicity East Leyden 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.
0.56 0.30
East Leyden High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
36%
45%
East Leyden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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%
6%
East Leyden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,465 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Leyden Chsd 212 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 3,465 932
Leyden Chsd 212 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
Leyden Chsd 212 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $10 MM
District Spending $76 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $22,150 $10,546
Leyden Chsd 212 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,731 $10,416
Leyden Chsd 212 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Maple Park Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hester Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Franklin ParkNorth Elementary School
    9500 Gage Ave
    Franklin ParkIL 60131
    (847)678-7962
    0.2 mi | 263 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Franklin ParkMaple Park Academy
    Special Education School
    9857 Schiller Blvd
    Franklin ParkIL 60131
    (847)455-2435
    Special Education School

    0.6 mi | 12 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Franklin ParkWest 40 Alop Achievers High School
    Alternative School
    9857 Schiller Blvd
    Franklin ParkIL 60131
    (847)455-2435
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Franklin ParkHester Junior High School
    2836 Gustav St
    Franklin ParkIL 60131
    (847)455-2150
    0.7 mi | 440 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Franklin ParkPassow Elementary School
    2838 Calwagner St
    Franklin ParkIL 60131
    (847)455-6781
    0.7 mi | 367 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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  • Recommended October 17, 2011 - I graduated in '64 & got a very good education. I'd recommend this school over ALL others in area! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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