Vernon Hills High School

145 Lakeview Pkwy
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Vernon Hills High School serves 1,527 students in grades 9-12.
Vernon Hills High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,527 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Vernon Hills High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Vernon Hills High School's student population of 1,527 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
113 teachers
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School Rankings

Vernon Hills High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Vernon Hills High School is 0.62, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#79 out of 3663 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
21%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
56%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
27%
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vernon Hills High School's ranking?
Vernon Hills High School is ranked #79 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Vernon Hills High School often compared to?
Vernon Hills High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Adlai E Stevenson High School, Libertyville High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
63% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Vernon Hills High School?
The graduation rate of Vernon Hills High School is 98%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Vernon Hills High School?
1,527 students attend Vernon Hills High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Vernon Hills High School students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 16% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vernon Hills High School?
Vernon Hills High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Vernon Hills High School offer ?
Vernon Hills High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Vernon Hills High School part of?
Vernon Hills High School is part of CHSD 128 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,527 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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