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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A+
James B. Conant High School is a top rated, public school located in Hoffman Estates, IL. It has 2,330 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 27% of students are at least proficient in math and 46% in reading.
Address
700 E Cougar Trl
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Telephone
(847) 755-3610

James B. Conant High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
46%
Percent Proficient - Math
27%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1280
187 responses
Average ACT
28
360 responses
AP Enrollment
36%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    A-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$88,733
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,177
National
$949
Median Home Value
$252,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.34 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.34 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 119 responses
Report
  • Sitting with friends in the hallways before class
    24%
  • Pep assembilies and homecoming
    23%
  • Friday night football games
    22%
  • Toga day
    11%
  • International Fair
    8%
  • That one class you can't wait to get to.
    8%
  • Musical rehearsal
    2%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,330
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.48 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.48 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.48 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$82,907
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.3%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.62 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.62 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.62 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
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Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$23,228/ year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.67 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.67 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.67 responses
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James B. Conant High School Reviews

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Conant High school was a good place to attend for many reasons. First, being the teachers want you to succeed and are willing to help you get to where you need to be to do so. Second, they hall monitors are the nicest people to anyone they come into contact with. They create strong bonds with students and staff over the years they attend or work at Conant, they truly changed the experience for me! Lastly, the atmosphere at Conant is great! Students can do what they want at school for extracurricular activities at school, including sports, clubs, musicals, even intern with your favorite teachers! Overall, Conant is a great atmosphere for incoming students and returning students in the D211 school district area!
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I especially liked the friendships I developed with my teachers. Even though I have already graduated, I keep in touch with many of my high school teachers. Conant has a very supportive and friendly learning environment. Each time I go back to visit, I think about how amazing my high school experience was!
I absolutely loved being a student at Conant! The environment is very positive, and the staff is extremely friendly, caring, and encouraging. There are many resources at Conant – from free ipads, to free printing, to free tutoring, there’s everything you need in order to succeed!