Joliet West High School

401 North Larkin Ave, Joliet, IL 60435 | (815) 727-6940
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,726
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 401 N Larkin Ave, Joliet, IL 60435
  • Principal or Admin: Cheryl Mccarthy
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,726
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 151.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,338 (49.1%)
  • Females: 1,299 (47.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 266 (9.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,027 (37.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,293 (47.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Joliet West High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.2%
Black78228.7%
Asian471.7%
Hispanic70025.7%
White1,10240.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Joliet West High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade98936.3%
10th Grade74127.2%
11th Grade47017.2%
12th Grade52619.3%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.5%
District:
91.8%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
81.7%
District:
80.2%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.5%
District:
2.0%
State:
3.8%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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