East Leyden High School

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

1,706 students

East Leyden High School serves 1,706 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% 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 1706 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,706 students
East Leyden High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
East Leyden High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Leyden High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 15:1 15:1
East Leyden High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
East Leyden High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
46%
23%
East Leyden High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
19%
East Leyden High School Black (1992-2012)
White
47%
50%
East Leyden High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.57 0.66
East Leyden 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.
15%
23%
East Leyden 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.
27%
26%
East Leyden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,422 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 3,422 797
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
District Spending / Student $21,731 $10,416
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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Franklin Park North Elementary School
    9500 Gage Ave
    Franklin Park , IL , 60131
    (847)678-7962
    0.2  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Franklin Park Maple Park Academy
    Special Education School
    9857 Schiller Blvd
    Franklin Park , IL , 60131
    (847)455-2435
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  44  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Franklin Park West 40 Alop Achievers High School
    Alternative School
    9857 Schiller Blvd
    Franklin Park , IL , 60131
    (847)455-2435
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Franklin Park Hester Junior High School
    2836 Gustav St
    Franklin Park , IL , 60131
    (847)455-2150
    0.7  mi  |  436  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Franklin Park Passow Elementary School
    2838 Calwagner St
    Franklin Park , IL , 60131
    (847)455-6781
    0.7  mi  |  396  students  |  Gr.  PK-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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