John Hersey High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#298
College Readiness Index
54.5
Math Proficiency
3.0
Reading Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,989 Students
  • 122 Teachers

John Hersey High School
1900 EAST THOMAS ST
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL 60004

Phone: (847) 718-4800

District: Township High School District 214

Overview

John Hersey High School is ranked 10th within Illinois. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at John Hersey High School is 61 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 23 percent. John Hersey High School is 1 of 6 high schools in the Township High School District 214.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#298
State Rank
#10
STEM Rank
#212

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,989
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 23%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 12%
Full-Time Teachers 122

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 76%
Proficient in Math 79%
College Readiness Index 54.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 6
Total Students 11,827
Proficient in Reading (district average) 66%
Proficient in Math (district average) 72%
College Readiness (district average) 42.9

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