Palatine High School

  • Palatine High School serves 2,655 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Palatine High School operates within the Township Hsd 211 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2655 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 185 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,655 students
Palatine High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Palatine High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 185 teachers
Palatine High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Palatine High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Palatine High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
8%
5%
Palatine High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
39%
25%
Palatine High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
5%
17%
Palatine High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
47%
49%
Palatine High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Palatine High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Palatine High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Palatine High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.31
Palatine High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
52%
Palatine High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
2%
Palatine High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Township Hsd 211 School District's student population of 12,015 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $22,858 is higher than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,228 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Township Hsd 211 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 12,015 753
Township Hsd 211 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Township Hsd 211 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue $280 MM $12 MM
Township Hsd 211 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $285 MM $11 MM
Township Hsd 211 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $22,858 $16,005
Township Hsd 211 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $23,228 $14,988
Township Hsd 211 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • PalatineJane Addams Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 677 students
    0.6 miles
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    PalatineIL 60074
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  • PalatineLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 852 students
    0.7 miles
    1021 N Ridgewood Ln
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)963-5700
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    Grades: KG-6 | 751 students
    1.2 miles
    500 N Jonathan Dr
    PalatineIL 60074
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    Grades: 7-8 | 682 students
    1.3 miles
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    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)963-3700
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