Proviso West High School

  • Proviso West High School serves 1,970 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Proviso West High School operates within the Proviso Twp Hsd 209 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1970 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,970 students
Proviso West High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Proviso West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
Proviso West High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeProviso West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
Proviso West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Proviso West High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
45%
25%
Proviso West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
53%
17%
Proviso West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
49%
Proviso West High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsProviso West High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL 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.
0.520.67
Proviso West 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.
47%
52%
Proviso West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
6%
2%
Proviso West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Proviso Twp Hsd 209 School District's student population of 4,344 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,057 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,394 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameProviso Twp Hsd 209 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed4,344753
Proviso Twp Hsd 209 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/a88%
Proviso Twp Hsd 209 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue$81 MM$11 MM
Proviso Twp Hsd 209 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$78 MM$11 MM
Proviso Twp Hsd 209 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$16,057$11,118
Proviso Twp Hsd 209 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,394$11,218
Proviso Twp Hsd 209 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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