PROFICIENCY 17% 48% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%McLean County USD 5
50%Normal
31%Illinois

Normal Community West High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "McLean County USD 5" in Normal, IL. There are a total of 1,608 students and 91 teachers at Normal Community West High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 465 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Normal Community West High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.5%, which is 48% lower than the Illinois average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1608
Teachers91.43
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch465
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment163
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)154
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 Normal Community West High School, there are a total of 163 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School13%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All20%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20%

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.

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Normal Community West High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIllinoisNational
Caucasian 76.2% 67.3% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 11.9% 11.1% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 8.8% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.7% 6.6% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.1% 5.6% 3.0% 3.1%

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Normal demographics profile

StatisticNormalIllinoisNational
Population58312,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,36322291
Median age35.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%55%55%
Speak English99%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%

Education level achieved in Normal

IndexNormalIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade90.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school90.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.5%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Normal Community West High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.