Grayslake North High School


Student Enrollment
Best High School in Illinois
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Grayslake Community High School District 127
Type Public
 Phone (847)986-3100
 Location 1925 N IL Route 83
Grayslake, IL 60030
Charter School No

Grayslake North High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its average test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 60th in the best public high schools in Illinois.



The Grayslake North High School student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific5.3%84
Native American Indian0.3%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races2.7%42

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 4.3%

11.8% 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, Grayslake North High School students are largely wealthy and rank 29th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students



Graduation Rate

8 out of 10

Rank: 74th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students94%
Illinois Median87%
White90% to 94%*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic90% to 94%*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency80% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 194th in Illinois

Students at Grayslake North High School scored an average 34% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 31.4% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls20% to 24%*60% to 64%*
Boys15% to 19%*35% to 39%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islanderless than 50%*60% to 79%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic10% to 14%*35% to 39%*
Multiracialless than 50%*less than 50%*
White20% to 24%*50% to 54%*
With Disabilites10% or less*10% or less*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score

The average ACT score for Grayslake North High School students in 2017 was 22.4. This indicates that the average student scores in the 63rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 128th in Illinois

487 out of 787 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (62%). College admission testing participation is well above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 21% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 52nd in Illinois

Grayslake North High School offers 17 AP courses. 26 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 77% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Grayslake North High School had 364 taking AP exams with a 309 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 85% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 26% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 23%
AP Courses Offered 17

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.6%71
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.4%53


Grayslake North High School
1925 N IL Route 83
Grayslake, IL

10 out of 10 1


Grayslake Community High School District 127
Grayslake, IL