Palatine High School

  • Palatine High School serves 2,626 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Palatine High School's student population of 2,626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 183 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,626 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Palatine High School
Total Classroom Teachers183 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palatine High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palatine High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#2759 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palatine 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)
40%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palatine 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 Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Palatine High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Palatine High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
45%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palatine High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palatine High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
41%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palatine 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
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Palatine 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 Palatine High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.630.32
This chart display the diversity score of Palatine High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Palatine High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palatine 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palatine High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTownship HSD 211 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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