Hinsdale South High School

  • Hinsdale South High School serves 1,507 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (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 54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hinsdale South High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hinsdale South High School's student population of 1,507 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hinsdale South High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hinsdale South High School is 0.63, 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#519 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
21%
17%
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White
56%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hinsdale South High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.630.67
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
46%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHinsdale TWP HSD 86 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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