Lisle High School


Student Enrollment
Best High School in Illinois
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Lisle CUSD 202
Type Public
 Phone (630)493-8301
 Location 1800 Short St
Lisle, IL 60532
Charter School No

Lisle High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and average AP course participation. It is ranked 44th in the best public high schools in Illinois.



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

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific7.4%37
Native American Indian0.4%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%1
Two or more races4.4%22

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 27.2%

30.6% 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, Lisle High School students are largely upper-middle income and rank 187th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students



Graduation Rate
90% to 94%*

8 out of 10

Rank: 148th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students90% to 94%*
Illinois Median87%
White95% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American-
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 55th in Illinois

Students at Lisle High School scored an average 50% 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 9.1% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls20% to 29%*75% to 79%*
Boys30% to 39%*60% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Blackless than 50%*60% to 79%*
Hispanicless than 50%*less than 50%*
White35% to 39%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*20% or less*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score

The average ACT score for Lisle High School students in 2017 was 23.2. This indicates that the average student scores in the 68th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 108th in Illinois

150 out of 239 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (63%). College admission testing participation is well above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 18% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

4 out of 10

Rank: 174th in Illinois

Lisle High School offers 5 AP courses. 21 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 64% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Lisle High School had 68 taking AP exams with a 45 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 47% percentile and about equal to the state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 66% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 21% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Courses Offered 5

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate24%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%2
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 Students0%0
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.5%17


Lisle High School
1800 Short St
Lisle, IL

10 out of 10 1


Lisle CUSD 202
Lisle, IL