Naperville Central High School

440 Aurora Ave
Naperville, IL 60540
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Naperville Central High School serves 2,810 students in grades 9-12.
Naperville Central High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Naperville Central High School's student population of 2,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 182 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,810 students
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Total Classroom Teachers182 teachers
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School Comparison

Naperville Central High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Naperville Central High School is 0.52, 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
#110 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
16%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
67%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.68
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNaperville CUSD 203 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Naperville Central High School is Naperville North High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Naper Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Naperville Naper Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-4 | 222 students
    0.5 miles
    39 S Eagle St
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 420-6345
    0.5 K-4 222
  • Naperville Highlands Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
    0.7 miles
    525 S Brainard St
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 420-6335
    0.7 K-5 509
  • Naperville Washington Junior High School Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 5-8 | 634 students
    0.8 miles
    201 N Washington St
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 420-6390
    0.8 5-8 634
  • Naperville Ellsworth Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 251 students
    1.0 miles
    145 N Sleight St
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 420-6338
    1 K-5 251
  • Naperville Elmwood Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 680 students
    1.0 miles
    1024 Magnolia Ln
    Naperville, IL 60540
    (630) 420-6341
    1 K-5 680

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