Marengo High School

110 Franks Rd
Marengo, IL 60152
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Marengo High School serves 685 students in grades 9-12.
Marengo High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Marengo High School's student population of 685 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Marengo High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marengo High School is 0.37, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#815 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
21%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
77%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarengo CHSD 154 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marengo High School is Evergreen Academy (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marengo Community Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ulysses S Grant Intermediate School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marengo Ulysses S Grant Intermediate School Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 232 students
    0.5 miles
    816 E Grant Hwy
    Marengo, IL 60152
    (815) 568-8323
    0.5 4-5 232
  • Marengo Marengo Community Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 306 students
    0.6 miles
    816 E Grant Hwy
    Marengo, IL 60152
    (815) 568-5720
    0.6 6-8 306
  • Marengo Locust Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 477 students
    0.7 miles
    539 Locust St
    Marengo, IL 60152
    (815) 568-7632
    0.7 PK-3 477
  • Union Evergreen Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-11 | 19 students
    2.6 miles
    6506 National St
    Union, IL 60180
    (815) 923-2789
    2.6 9-11 19
  • Marengo Riley Community Consolidated School Math: 40% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 291 students
    4.4 miles
    9406 Riley Rd
    Marengo, IL 60152
    (815) 568-8637
    4.4 K-8 291

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