Normal Community West High School

  • Normal Community West High School serves 1,620 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Normal Community West High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Normal Community West High School's student population of 1,620 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Normal Community West High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Normal Community West High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1294 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Normal Community West High School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Normal Community West High School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
13%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Normal Community West High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
74%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Normal Community West High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Normal Community West High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Normal Community West High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.430.67
This chart display the diversity score of Normal Community West High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Normal Community West High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Normal Community West High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMclean County USD 5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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