Harlem High School
Harlem High School serves 2,004 students in grades 9-12.
Harlem 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
Harlem High School's student population of 2,004 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
Students by Grade
Harlem 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 Harlem High School is 0.50, 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
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2045 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
Attended Harlem from 1st grade to high school. Honors/AP classes prepared me well for college (went on to UIUC). Loved most of my teachers.
Harlem is one of the best schools in our area.
I think that my kids should start school later and get out later, starting school so early and getting out early I think it's uncalled for .
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