Schaumburg High School


Student Enrollment
Best High School in Illinois
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Township High School District 211
Type Public
 Phone (847)755-4610
 Location 1100 W Schaumburg Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60194
Charter School No

Schaumburg 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 39th in the best public high schools in Illinois.



The Schaumburg High School student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific14.8%341
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races4%92

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 27.7%

30.9% 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, Schaumburg High School students are largely upper-middle income and rank 191st in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students



Graduation Rate

8 out of 10

Rank: 148th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students92%
Illinois Median87%
Black70% to 79%*
Hispanic85% to 89%*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency60% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 135th in Illinois

Students at Schaumburg High School scored an average 38% 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 21.6% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls25% to 29%*65% to 69%*
Boys10% to 14%*45% to 49%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander30% to 39%*70% to 74%*
Black20% or less*21% to 39%*
Hispanic6% to 9%*40% to 44%*
Multiracialless than 50%*60% to 79%*
White20% to 24%*55% to 59%*
With Disabilites10% or less*20% to 29%*
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 Schaumburg High School students in 2017 was 22.2. This indicates that the average student scores in the 63rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 73rd in Illinois

762 out of 1,166 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 53% and in the top 13% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 56th in Illinois

Schaumburg High School offers 23 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 78% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Schaumburg High School had 462 taking AP exams with a 388 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 84% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 26% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 23

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students2.2%50
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.9%21

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.7%108
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.3%30


Schaumburg High School
1100 W Schaumburg Rd
Schaumburg, IL

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Township High School District 211
Palatine, IL