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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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John Hersey High School is a top rated, public school located in Arlington Heights, IL. It has 1,896 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 65% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.

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John Hersey High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
65%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1300
314 responses
Average ACT
29
503 responses
AP Enrollment
52%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$96,340
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,368
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$358,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 35 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 35 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 101 responses
  • Homecoming
    31%
  • Gingerbread house build
    11%
  • Pep assembly
    11%
  • Winter Assembly
    11%
  • Clash of the Classes
    9%
  • Bonfire
    8%
  • Coffeehouse
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,896
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 44 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 44 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 44 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$93,466
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.3%
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$26,716 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 60 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 60 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 60 responses

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