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Harlem High School
  • Public
  • MACHESNEY PARK, IL

Report Card

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

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Harlem High School is an above average, public school located in MACHESNEY PARK, IL. It has 1,941 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 27% of students are at least proficient in math and 28% in reading.

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9229 N ALPINE RD
MACHESNEY PARK, IL 61115
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
28%
Percent Proficient - Math
27%
Average Graduation Rate
81%
Average SAT
1150
151 responses
Average ACT
25
135 responses
AP Enrollment
23%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$63,662
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$956
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$120,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 43 responses
  • Football games
    26%
  • Homecoming Week
    21%
  • Friday spirit days during sports seasons
    19%
  • German club activities
    12%
  • Activities put together by the students
    7%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • The friday morning band rallies
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,941
Free or Reduced Lunch
51%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 19 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 19 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$58,408
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.4%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,767 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 39 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 39 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 39 responses

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