Wheeling High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#790
College Readiness Index
39.5
Math Proficiency
2.7
Reading Proficiency
2.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,797 Students
  • 114 Teachers

Wheeling High School
900 SOUTH ELMHURST RD
WHEELING, IL 60090

Phone: (847) 718-7000

District: Township High School District 214

Overview

Wheeling High School is ranked 35th within Illinois. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Wheeling High School is 44 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 62 percent. Wheeling High School is 1 of 9 high schools in the Township High School District 214.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#790
State Rank
#35

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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 1,797
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 62%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 39%
Full-Time Teachers 114

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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 51%
Proficient in Math 66%
College Readiness Index 39.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

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

Total Schools 9
Total Students 12,117
Proficient in Reading (district average) 64%
Proficient in Math (district average) 74%
College Readiness (district average) 47.6

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Nearby Schools

Wheeling High School is 1 of 9 schools in the Township High School District 214.

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