Mchenry East High School

Tel: (815)385-1145
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Mchenry East High School operates within the Mchenry Chsd 156 School District.
  • Mchenry Chsd 156 School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the Illinois state average of 85%.

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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 declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students839 students
Mchenry East High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Mchenry East High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Mchenry East High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeMchenry East High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Mchenry East High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Mchenry East High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
5%
Mchenry East High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
12%
26%
Mchenry East High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
1%
17%
Mchenry East High School Black Students (2010-2016)
White
85%
49%
Mchenry East High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Mchenry East High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMchenry East High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.31
Mchenry East High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
91%
85%
Mchenry East High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
47%
Mchenry East High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
Mchenry East High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Mchenry East High School is Mchenry Chsd 156 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Mchenry Chsd 156 School District's student population of 2,273 students has decreased by 7% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,292 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,032 is less than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NameMchenry Chsd 156 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    2
    3
    Number of Students Managed2,273803
    Mchenry Chsd 156 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    20%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    33%
    36%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$33 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$32 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,292$13,105
    District Spending / Student$13,032$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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