Wheaton North High School


Student Enrollment
Best High School in Illinois
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District CUSD 200
Type Public
 Phone (630)784-7300
 Location 1 Falcon Way
Wheaton, IL 60187
Charter School No

Wheaton North 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 27th in the best public high schools in Illinois.



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

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific6.6%140
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.8%81

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 20.5%

25.7% 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, Wheaton North High School students are largely upper income and rank 141st in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students



Graduation Rate

7 out of 10

Rank: 176th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students91%
Illinois Median87%
Black70% to 79%*
Hispanic70% to 79%*
Asian Pacific80% to 89%*
Native American-
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged75% to 79%*
Limited English Proficiency60% to 69%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 34th in Illinois

Students at Wheaton North High School scored an average 51% 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 6.2% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls25% to 29%*75% to 79%*
Boys30% to 34%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander21% to 39%*60% to 79%*
Blackless than 50%*21% to 39%*
Hispanic20% to 29%*50% to 54%*
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
White30% to 34%*78%
With Disabilites21% to 39%*30% to 39%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score

The average ACT score for Wheaton North High School students in 2017 was 23.6. This indicates that the average student scores in the 68th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 8th in Illinois

1,130 out of 1,015 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (111%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 2% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 21st in Illinois

Wheaton North High School offers 15 AP courses. 28 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Wheaton North High School had 526 taking AP exams with a 484 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 92% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 28% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 26%
AP Courses Offered 15

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.7%15
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.5%10

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1%22
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%31


Wheaton North High School
1 Falcon Way
Wheaton, IL

10 out of 10 1


CUSD 200
Wheaton, IL