Palatine High School

Palatine High School serves 2,750 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Palatine High School operates within the Township Hsd 211 School District.

Overview

The student population of 2750 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 175 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,750 students
Palatine High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 175 teachers
Students by Grade Palatine High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 16:1 15:1
Asian
8%
4%
Hispanic
31%
23%
Black
5%
19%
White
52%
50%
All Ethnic Groups Palatine High School Sch Ethnicity Palatine 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.
0.63 0.30
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.
9%
23%
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.
22%
26%
Palatine High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Township Hsd 211 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 12,497 949
Township Hsd 211 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Township Hsd 211 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $234 MM $10 MM
Township Hsd 211 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $242 MM $10 MM
Township Hsd 211 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,232 $10,546
Township Hsd 211 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,882 $10,416
Township Hsd 211 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 Kirk School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Walter R Sundling Junior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Virginia Lake Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PalatineVirginia Lake Elementary School
    925 North Glenn Dr
    PalatineIL 60074
    (847)963-7100
    0.3 mi | 808 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • PalatineJane Addams Elementary School
    1020 East Sayles Dr
    PalatineIL 60074
    (847)963-5000
    0.6 mi | 736 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • PalatineLincoln Elementary School
    1021 North Ridgewood Ln
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)963-5700
    0.7 mi | 795 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PalatineLake Louise Elementary School
    500 North Jonathan Dr
    PalatineIL 60074
    (847)963-5600
    1.2 mi | 802 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PalatineWalter R Sundling Junior High School
    1100 North Smith St
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)963-3700
    1.3 mi | 706 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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Did You Know?
Palatine, 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 0.56, which is higher than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Palatine is District 211 Academy North. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.