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Lyons Township High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
3,961
Best High School in Illinois
#19
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Lyons Twp High School District 204
Type Public
 Phone (708)579-6300
 Location 100 S Brainard Ave
La Grange, IL 60525
Charter School No

Lyons Township 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 19th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Lyons Township High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White74.1%2,935
Black3.7%147
Hispanic18%712
Asian Pacific2%81
Native American Indian0.2%8
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races1.9%77

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 8.4%

15.7% 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, Lyons Twp High Sch students are largely wealthy and rank 57th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman991
Sophomore975
Junior983
Senior1,012
Total3,961

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
92%

8 out of 10

Rank: 149th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students92%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile84%
White94%
Black70% to 79%*
Hispanic80% to 84%*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 84%*
Limited English Proficiency60% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 40th in Illinois

Students at Lyons Township 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 6.4% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls42%65%
Boys38%55%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*40% to 59%*
Black11% to 19%*11% to 19%*
Hispanic20% to 24%*35% to 39%*
Multiracialless than 50%*80% or more*
White48%67%
With Disabilites6% to 9%*15% to 19%*
Limited English10% or less*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
24.1

The average ACT score for Lyons Township High School students in 2017 was 24.1. This indicates that the average student scores in the 73rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 96th in Illinois

1,267 out of 1,995 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (64%). College admission testing participation is well above the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the top 15% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 12th in Illinois

Lyons Township High School offers 24 AP courses. 23 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 70% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Lyons Township High School had 735 taking AP exams with a 696 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 95% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 23% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 22%
AP Courses Offered 24

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%

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 Students3.2%128
Boys4.2%87
Girls2.2%41
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%72
Boys2.6%54
Girls0.9%18

Location

Lyons Township High School
100 S Brainard Ave
La Grange, IL
60525
(708)579-6300

10 out of 10 1

District

Lyons Twp High School District 204
La Grange, IL