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Barrington High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
3,052
Best High School in Illinois
#28
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Barrington CUSD 220
Type Public
 Phone (847)381-3550
 Location 616 W Main St
Barrington, IL 60010
Charter School No

Barrington High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 28th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Barrington High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White69.1%2,110
Black1.4%44
Hispanic16.1%490
Asian Pacific10.3%313
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races3%91

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 11%

18.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Illinois high school median of 42.4%. By this measure, Barrington High School students are largely upper income and rank 75th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman753
Sophomore764
Junior771
Senior764
Total3,052

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
96%

10 out of 10

Rank: 19th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile97%
White96%
Black50% or more*
Hispanic85% to 89%*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 128th in Illinois

Students at Barrington High School scored an average 38% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 20.7% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls33%57%
Boys25%38%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*-
Asian & Pacific Islander50% to 54%*70% to 74%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic5% or less*25% to 29%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*40% to 59%*
White32%49%
With Disabilites6% to 9%*15% to 19%*
Limited English20% or less*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
24.8

The average ACT score for Barrington High School students in 2017 was 24.8. This indicates that the average student scores in the 73rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

3 out of 10

Rank: 451st in Illinois

734 out of 1,535 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (48%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the bottom 35% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 20th in Illinois

Barrington High School offers 29 AP courses. 43 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Barrington High School had 936 taking AP exams with a 862 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 92% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 43% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 39%
AP Courses Offered 29

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.5%44
Boys2.4%37
Girls0.5%7
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%34
Boys1.5%24
Girls0.6%10

Location

Barrington High School
616 W Main St
Barrington, IL
60010
(847)381-3550

10 out of 10 1

District

Barrington CUSD 220
Barrington, IL