Mchenry East High School

  • Mchenry East High School serves 839 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mchenry East High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to 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

  • Mchenry East High School's student population of 839 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students839 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mchenry East High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mchenry East High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
85%
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 Mchenry East High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.270.31
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Graduation Rate
91%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMchenry Chsd 156 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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