Grant Community High School

  • Grant Community High School serves 1,836 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Grant Community High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Grant Community High School's student population of 1,836 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,836 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grant Community High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grant Community High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1304 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
63%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grant Community High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.540.67
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grant Community High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrant CHSD 124 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Grant Community High School is Gateway School (2.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Stanton School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fox Lake Stanton School Magnet School
    Grades: 5-8 | 298 students
    0.3 miles
    101 Hawthorne Ln
    Fox Lake, IL 60020
    (847)973-4200
    0.3 5-8 298
  • Ingleside Gavin Central Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 487 students
    1.0 miles
    36414 N Ridge Rd
    Ingleside, IL 60041
    (847)973-3280
    1.0 PK-4 487
  • Ingleside Gavin South Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 5-8 | 361 students
    2.1 miles
    25775 W Il Route 134
    Ingleside, IL 60041
    (847)546-9336
    2.1 5-8 361
  • Lake Villa Gateway School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
    2.6 miles
    1625 Deep Lake Rd
    Lake Villa, IL 60046
    (847)838-7679
    2.6 9-12 4
  • Spring Grove Lotus School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 484 students
    2.6 miles
    29067 W Grass Lake
    Spring Grove, IL 60081
    (847)973-4105
    2.6 PK-4 484

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