Maine West High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1755 S Wolf Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Phone
(847) 827-6176
District
MAINE TOWNSHIP HSD 207
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1995
Classroom Teachers
131

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.4% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Maine West High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 39 33
Proficiency in Reading 38 34
Proficiency in Math 40 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.28
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.34
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 509 25.5%
Grade 10 517 25.9%
Grade 11 523 26.2%
Grade 12 446 22.4%
Total 1995 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 46.9% 60.0% 50.5%
Black 2.9% 2.6% 17.6%
Hispanic 39.2% 22.8% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 10.3% 14.2% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.9% 28.7% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.9% 28.7% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 145,953 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,221.1 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.0% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.5% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.5% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 18.7% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 54,184 4,795,514
Single Parent Households With Children 6.2% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.2% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 40.4% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.0% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.2% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.6% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.9% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.9% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 8.1% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,243 $96,244,302 59.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,972 $12,451,208 7.7%
Staff $748 $4,722,872 2.9%
General Administration $540 $3,409,560 2.1%
School Administration $1,381 $8,719,634 5.4%
Operation $2,525 $15,942,850 9.8%
Transportation $383 $2,418,262 1.5%
Other $645 $4,072,530 2.5%
Total Support $8,193 $51,730,602 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,294 $14,484,316 8.9%
Total Expenditures $25,730 $162,459,220 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%