J B Conant High School


Student Enrollment
Best High School in Illinois
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Township High School District 211
Type Public
 Phone (847)755-3610
 Location 700 E Cougar Trl
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Charter School No

J B Conant 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 16th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The J B Conant High School student body is mainly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific23.9%562
Native American Indian0.6%14
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races2.4%56

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 16%

23.1% 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, J B Conant High School students are largely upper income and rank 110th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


Graduation Rate
Rank in Illinois
10 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Illinois Median87%
Black80% or more*
Hispanic85% to 89%*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency60% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
Rank in Illinois
8 out of 10

Students at J B Conant High School scored an average 40% 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 18.2% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls20% to 24%*70% to 74%*
Boys15% to 19%*48%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander30% to 39%*70% to 74%*
Black21% to 39%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic20% to 24%*30% to 34%*
Multiracialless than 50%*40% to 59%*
White15% to 19%*60%
With Disabilites10% or less*20% or less*
Limited English20% or less*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score

The average ACT score for J B Conant High School students in 2017 was 22.7. This indicates that the average student scores in the 63rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
Rank in Illinois
9 out of 10

811 out of 1,156 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (70%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 8% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
AP Pass Rank in Illinois
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

J B Conant High School offers 24 AP courses. 35 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. J B Conant High School had 632 taking AP exams with a 495 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 77% percentile and well above the Illinois state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 78% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 35% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 33%
AP Courses Offered 24

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students2.3%55
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students1%23

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.1%120
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%43


J B Conant High School
700 E Cougar Trl
Hoffman Estates, IL

10 out of 10 1


Township High School District 211
Palatine, IL