Adlai E Stevenson High School

  • Adlai E Stevenson High School serves 4,185 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Adlai E Stevenson High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Adlai E Stevenson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Adlai E Stevenson High School's student population of 4,185 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 274 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students4,185 students
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Total Classroom Teachers274 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Adlai E Stevenson High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Adlai E Stevenson High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#31 out of 3672 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
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Asian
30%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
57%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.68
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
3%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAdlai E Stevenson HSD 125 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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