PROFICIENCY 55% 64% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #8 of 16 in Glen Ellyn
  • Ranked #66 of 5231 in Illinois
Proficiency Averages
59%Glen Ellyn
33%Illinois

Glenbard West High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Glenbard Township High School District 87" in Glen Ellyn, IL. There are a total of 2,373 students and 134 teachers at Glenbard West High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1.

Glenbard West High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 64% higher than the Illinois average.

Glenbard West High School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2373
Teachers134
Student/Teacher ratio18:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment996
Taking some courses898
Taking some courses (not tests)58
Passing some courses723
Passing no courses163

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Glenbard West High School, there are a total of 996 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 898 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School54%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School55%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Glenbard West High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIllinoisNational
White 63.1% 48.7% 49.5% 51.1%
Black 5.0% 7.5% 17.4% 15.9%
Asian 12.7% 14.8% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.4% 25.5% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 2.8% 3.0% 3.1%

Glen Ellyn demographics profile

StatisticGlen EllynIllinoisNational
Population27,89412,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,13422891
Median age39.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%55%55%
Speak English84%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%

Education level achieved in Glen Ellyn

IndexGlen EllynIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade95.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school95.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college85.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.3%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters28.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Glenbard West High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.