Community High School

326 Joliet St
West Chicago, IL 60185
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Community High School serves 2,046 students in grades 9-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,046 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Community High School's student population of 2,046 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 129 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,046 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
129 teachers
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School Rankings

Community High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Community High School is 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1997 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
70%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
21%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
21%
27%
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Community High School's ranking?
Community High School is ranked #1997 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Community High School often compared to?
Community High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Glenbard North High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Community High School?
The graduation rate of Community High School is 95%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Community High School?
2,046 students attend Community High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Community High School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Community High School?
Community High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Community High School offer ?
Community High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Community High School part of?
Community High School is part of CHSD 94 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,046 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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