Proviso West High School

4701 Harrison St
Hillside, IL 60162
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Proviso West High School serves 1,797 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Proviso West High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Proviso West High School's student population of 1,797 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,797 students
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Total Classroom Teachers106 teachers
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School Comparison

Proviso West High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Proviso West High School is 0.55, 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
#3489 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
48%
26%
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Black
47%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.68
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Graduation Rate
76%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProviso TWP HSD 209 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Proviso West High School is West 40-sr. Plus (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hillside Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hillside Hillside Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 446 students
    0.2 miles
    4804 Harrison St
    Hillside, IL 60162
    (708) 449-6491
    0.2 K-8 446
  • Hillside Tapestry Alop Alternative School
    Grades: 7-8 | 50 students
    0.6 miles
    4413 Roosevelt Rd
    Hillside, IL 60162
    (708) 449-4284
    0.6 7-8 50
  • Hillside Paec Academy Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 59 students
    0.9 miles
    607 N Hillside Ave
    Hillside, IL 60162
    (708) 236-5153
    0.9 Inquire with school 59
  • Westchester Westchester Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 394 students
    1.0 miles
    10900 Canterbury St
    Westchester, IL 60154
    (708) 450-2700
    1.0 3-5 394
  • Bellwood Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 245 students
    1.3 miles
    3519 Wilcox Ave
    Bellwood, IL 60104
    (708) 544-2815
    1.3 PK 245

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