Maine South High School

  • Maine South High School serves 2,401 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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 65% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Maine South High School's student population of 2,401 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 139 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers139 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maine South High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maine South High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#1012 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Maine South High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maine South High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Maine South High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 1989-90 school year data.
White
85%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Maine South High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Maine South High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maine South High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.270.32
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Graduation Rate
94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Maine South High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaine Township HSD 207 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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