Deerfield High School

1959 Waukegan Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Deerfield High School serves 1,622 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 79% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Deerfield High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Deerfield High School's student population of 1,622 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

Deerfield High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Deerfield High School is 0.22, 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
#55 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
88%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.68
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
2%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTownship HSD 113 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Deerfield High School is Highland Park High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bannockburn School (0.5 miles away)
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