Mchenry High School-west Campus (Closed 2021)

4724 W Crystal Lake Rd
Mchenry, IL 60050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 1,537 students in grades 9-12, Mchenry High School-west Campus ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 28% (which was equal to the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
Minority enrollment was 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,537 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (19-20)
90 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(20-21)
28%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mchenry High School-west Campus 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 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
30%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mchenry High School-west Campus 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
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14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
26%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
70%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mchenry High School-west Campus and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
This chart display the diversity score of Mchenry High School-west Campus and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(17-18)
94%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Mchenry High School-west Campus and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mchenry High School-west Campus and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mchenry High School-west Campus and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mchenry High School-west Campus?
The graduation rate of Mchenry High School-west Campus is 94%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Mchenry High School-west Campus?
1,537 students attend Mchenry High School-west Campus.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Mchenry High School-west Campus students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What grades does Mchenry High School-west Campus offer ?
Mchenry High School-west Campus offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mchenry High School-west Campus part of?
Mchenry High School-west Campus is part of Mchenry Community High School District 156.

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