Maine West High School

Serves grades M - M

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • 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
2015
Classroom Teachers
139

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.8% 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 42 35
Proficiency in Reading 41 36
Proficiency in Math 43 33

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.45
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.52
AVG FOR STATE 15.77
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 515 25.6%
Grade 10 534 26.5%
Grade 11 489 24.3%
Grade 12 477 23.7%
Total 2015 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 47.6% 62.2% 50.6%
Black 2.7% 2.4% 17.8%
Hispanic 39.4% 22.6% 26.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 10.0% 12.5% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.4% 29.7% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 39.4% 29.7% 45.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 3.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 146,213 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,230.4 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.6% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.2% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.7% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 18.4% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 54,283 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 6.3% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.0% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 39.6% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.0% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.6% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.2% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.9% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.0% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.1% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 8.2% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,795 $86,991,270 58.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,069 $13,047,114 8.7%
Staff $772 $4,868,232 3.3%
General Administration $548 $3,455,688 2.3%
School Administration $1,138 $7,176,228 4.8%
Operation $2,559 $16,137,054 10.8%
Transportation $0 $0 0.0%
Other $603 $3,802,518 2.5%
Total Support $7,690 $48,493,140 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,186 $13,784,916 9.2%
Total Expenditures $23,671 $149,269,326 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,862 $16,041,736,338 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $849 $1,733,187,841 5.6%
Staff $504 $1,028,020,809 3.3%
General Administration $508 $1,036,522,218 3.4%
School Administration $653 $1,331,780,740 4.3%
Operation $1,174 $2,396,104,949 7.8%
Transportation $598 $1,220,380,148 4.0%
Other $546 $1,114,934,113 3.6%
Total Support $4,833 $9,860,885,139 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,384 $4,865,224,284 15.8%
Total Expenditures $15,079 $30,767,924,182 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%