Argo Community High School

7329 W 63rd St
Summit Argo, IL 60501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Argo Community High School serves 1,909 students in grades 9-12.
Argo Community High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) 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 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Argo Community High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Argo Community High School's student population of 1,909 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,909 students
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Total Classroom Teachers124 teachers
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School Comparison

Argo Community High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Argo Community High School is 0.63, 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
#2152 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
50%
26%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
34%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.68
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArgo CHSD 217 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Argo Community High School is Kennedy High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Heritage Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr Donald Wharton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Summit Argo Dr Donald Wharton Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5 | 186 students
    0.3 miles
    7555 W 64th St
    Summit Argo, IL 60501
    (708) 458-0640
    0.3 5 186
  • Summit Argo Heritage Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 557 students
    0.4 miles
    6021 S 74th Ave
    Summit Argo, IL 60501
    (708) 458-7590
    0.4 6-8 557
  • Summit Argo Otis P Graves Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 518 students
    0.4 miles
    6021 S 74th Ave
    Summit Argo, IL 60501
    (708) 458-7260
    0.4 PK-4 518
  • Chicago Blair Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-2 | 180 students
    0.7 miles
    6751 W 63rd Pl
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (773) 535-2076
    0.7 PK-2 180
  • Summit Argo W W Walker Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 218 students
    0.7 miles
    7735 W 66th Pl
    Summit Argo, IL 60501
    (708) 458-7150
    0.7 K-4 218

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