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Crystal Lake South High School
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  • Public
  • CRYSTAL LAKE, IL

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade A
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade B+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Crystal Lake South High School is a highly rated, public school located in CRYSTAL LAKE, IL. It has 1,357 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 36% of students are at least proficient in math and 35% in reading.

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1200 S MCHENRY AVE
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL 60014
About Crystal Lake South High School...

Crystal Lake South High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
35%
Percent Proficient - Math
36%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1190
364 responses
Average ACT
27
178 responses
AP Enrollment
37%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$103,018
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,353
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$271,100
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
95%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 41 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 41 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 165 responses
  • Football games
    21%
  • Mr. CLS
    15%
  • Pep Rallies
    13%
  • Dances
    9%
  • The winter musical
    8%
  • Prom
    8%
  • Chaos
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,357
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 46 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 46 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 46 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,852
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.5%
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 59 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 59 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 59 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$22,626 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 63 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 63 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 63 responses

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