East High School

500 Tomcat Ln
Aurora, IL 60505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
East High School serves 3,904 students in grades 9-12.
East High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (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 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

East High School's student population of 3,904 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 221 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,904 students
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Total Classroom Teachers221 teachers
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School Comparison

East 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 East 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
#3091 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
88%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.68
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Graduation Rate
71%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
14%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora East USD 131 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East High School is East Aurora High School Rssp (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is K D Waldo Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Gates Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora East Aurora High School Rssp Alternative School
    Grades: 10 | 12 students
    0.1 miles
    1685 N Farnsworth Av
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 232-5963
    0.1 10 12
  • Aurora John Gates Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 552 students
    0.3 miles
    800 7th Ave
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-5600
    0.3 K-5 552
  • Aurora W S Beaupre Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 249 students
    0.5 miles
    954 E Benton St
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-5390
    0.5 K-5 249
  • Aurora K D Waldo Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 964 students
    0.7 miles
    56 Jackson St
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-8400
    0.7 6-8 964
  • Aurora Edna Rollins Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 333 students
    0.8 miles
    950 Kane St
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-5480
    0.8 K-5 333

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