Wm Fremd 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)755-2610
 Location 1000 S Quentin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067
Charter School No

Wm Fremd 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 7th in the best public high schools in Illinois.



The Wm Fremd High School student body is primarily White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific23.6%635
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races2.4%65

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 6.5%

14.2% 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, Wm Fremd High School students are largely wealthy and rank 44th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students



Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 19th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Illinois Median87%
Black60% to 79%*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency80% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 93rd in Illinois

Students at Wm Fremd High School scored an average 42% 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 15.2% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls15% to 19%*75%
Boys10% to 14%*60%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander30% to 39%*80% to 84%*
Blackless than 50%*21% to 39%*
Hispanic11% to 19%*40% to 49%*
Multiracialsuppressed*50% or more*
White10% to 14%*66%
With Disabilites10% or less*11% to 19%*
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 Wm Fremd High School students in 2017 was 25.3. This indicates that the average student scores in the 78th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 32nd in Illinois

970 out of 1,342 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (72%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 6% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 33rd in Illinois

Wm Fremd 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%. Wm Fremd High School had 787 taking AP exams with a 705 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 90% percentile and significantly above the state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 90% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 35% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 17%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 31%
AP Courses Offered 24

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%10
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.5%13

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.1%57
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%24


Wm Fremd High School
1000 S Quentin Rd
Palatine, IL

10 out of 10 1


Township High School District 211
Palatine, IL