Maine West High School

Maine West High School serves 1,703 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to 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%.

Overview

The student population of 1703 students has declined by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,703 students
Maine West High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Maine West High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Maine West High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 12:1 15:1
Maine West High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
4%
Maine West High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
33%
23%
Maine West High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
19%
Maine West High School Black (1988-2012)
White
50%
50%
Maine West High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Maine West High School Sch Ethnicity Maine West 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.
0.64 0.30
Maine West 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.
8%
23%
Maine West 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%
Maine West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,001 students has decreased by 27% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Maine Township Hsd 207 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 5,001 949
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 88%
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $134 MM $10 MM
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $144 MM $10 MM
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,559 $10,546
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,001 $10,416
Maine Township Hsd 207 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 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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    1850 Plainfield Dr
    Des Plaines , IL , 60018
    (847)824-1301
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  • Des Plaines Forest Elementary School
    1375 South 5th Ave
    Des Plaines , IL , 60018
    (847)824-1380
    0.5  mi  |  625  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Des Plaines Algonquin Middle School
    767 East Algonquin Rd
    Des Plaines , IL , 60016
    (847)824-1205
    0.7  mi  |  664  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Des Plaines Devonshire School
    1401 Pennsylvania Ave
    Des Plaines , IL , 60018
    (847)593-4398
    1  mi  |  367  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Des Plaines Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award South Elementary School
    1535 Everett Ave
    Des Plaines , IL , 60018
    (847)824-1566
    1.2  mi  |  238  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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