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Comm High School Dist 99 - North High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,159
Best High School in Illinois
#15
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Community High School District 99
Type Public
 Phone (630)795-8400
 Location 4436 Main St
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Charter School No

Comm High School Dist 99 - North 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 15th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Comm High School Dist 99 - North High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White74.5%1,608
Black5.3%114
Hispanic11.1%239
Asian Pacific5.7%122
Native American Indian0%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races3.4%74

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 9.7%

17.1% 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, Comm H S Dist 99 - North H S students are largely wealthy and rank 66th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman597
Sophomore550
Junior507
Senior505
Total2,159

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
94%

8 out of 10

Rank: 75th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students94%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile88%
White95%
Black80% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 60th in Illinois

Students at Comm High School Dist 99 - North High School scored an average 48% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 10.1% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls45% to 49%*60% to 64%*
Boys40% to 44%*40% to 44%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 59%*70% to 79%*
Black21% to 39%*20% or less*
Hispanic30% to 39%*30% to 39%*
Multiracialless than 50%*60% to 79%*
White45% to 49%*55%
With Disabilites20% to 29%*11% to 19%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
24

The average ACT score for Comm High School Dist 99 - North High School students in 2017 was 24. This indicates that the average student scores in the 73rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 74th in Illinois

661 out of 1,012 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (65%). College admission testing participation is well above the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the top 12% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 53rd in Illinois

Comm High School Dist 99 - North High School offers 20 AP courses. 31 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 86% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Comm High School Dist 99 - North High School had 463 taking AP exams with a 390 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 84% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 31% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%8
Boys0.4%4
Girls0.4%4
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.4%8
Boys0.4%4
Girls0.4%4

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.6%78
Boys4.9%52
Girls2.4%26
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.5%54
Boys2.3%25
Girls2.7%29

Location

Comm High School Dist 99 - North High School
4436 Main St
Downers Grove, IL
60515
(630)795-8400

10 out of 10 1

District

Community High School District 99
Downers Grove, IL