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  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
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  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Vernon Hills High School is a top rated, public school located in Vernon Hills, IL. It has 1,459 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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Vernon Hills High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1320
257 responses
Average ACT
29
436 responses
AP Enrollment
33%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$104,199
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,609
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$348,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
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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. 40 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 40 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 121 responses
  • Color Wars
    31%
  • Homecoming
    19%
  • Lip Sync Competition
    17%
  • Sporting events
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    5%
  • Arts festivals and competitions
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,459
Free or Reduced Lunch
10%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 41 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 41 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$100,444
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.9%
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 53 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 53 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 53 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
High
Expenses Per Student
$32,968 / year
National
$12,239
95%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 58 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 58 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 58 responses

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