Proviso West High School

  • Proviso West High School serves 1,852 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Proviso West High School's student population of 1,852 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,852 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Proviso West High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Proviso West High School is 0.57, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3484 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Proviso 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 Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
45%
26%
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Black
48%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Proviso West High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
49%
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Hawaiian
4%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Proviso West High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.570.68
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Graduation Rate
81%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Proviso West High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProviso Twp HSD 209 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Hillside Hillside Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-8 | 480 students
    0.2 miles
    4804 Harrison St
    Hillside, IL 60162
    (708)449-6491
    0.2 K-8 480
  • Hillside Tapestry Alop Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1 students
    0.6 miles
    4413 Roosevelt Rd
    Hillside, IL 60162
    (708)449-4284
    0.6 9-12 1
  • Hillside Paec Academy Special Education School
    Magnet School
    129 students
    0.9 miles
    607 N Hillside Ave
    Hillside, IL 60162
    (708)236-5153
    0.9 n/a 129
  • Westchester Westchester Intermediate School Magnet School
    Grades: 3-5 | 406 students
    1.0 miles
    10900 Canterbury St
    Westchester, IL 60154
    (708)450-2700
    1.0 3-5 406
  • Bellwood Early Childhood Center Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 222 students
    1.3 miles
    3519 Wilcox Ave
    Bellwood, IL 60104
    (708)544-2815
    1.3 PK 222

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