Maine West High School

  • Maine West High School serves 2,037 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Maine West High School operates within the Maine Township Hsd 207 School District.
  • Maine Township Hsd 207 School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2037 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,037 students
Maine West High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Maine West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 142 teachers
Maine West High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Maine West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Maine West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
11%
5%
Maine West High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
37%
25%
Maine West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
3%
17%
Maine West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
48%
49%
Maine West High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Maine West High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Maine West High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.31
Maine West High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Maine West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Maine West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

  • Maine Township Hsd 207 School District's student population of 6,236 students has grown by 22% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $22,703 is higher than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,789 is higher than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Maine Township Hsd 207 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 6,236 753
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 100% 88%
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $148 MM $11 MM
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $136 MM $11 MM
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $22,703 $15,061
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $20,789 $15,092
Maine Township Hsd 207 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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