500 Tomcat Ln
Aurora, IL 60505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
East High School serves 4,121 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

East High School's student population of 4,121 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
4,121 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
223 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day for Students
August 24, 2022 (Wednesday)
No School - Thanksgiving Break - District Closed
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
No School - Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School - Half Day for Students - School Improvement
June 02, 2023 (Friday)

School Rankings

East High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3064 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
88%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
3%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
71%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
14%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 4,121 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 71% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

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