Maine West High School



Maine West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Maine West High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 521
10 557
11 537
12 518

Maine West High School is a public high school of the Maine Township Hsd 207 School District located in Des Plaines, IL. It has 2,133 students in grades 9th through 12th. Maine West High School is the 71st largest public high school in Illinois and the 1,147th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,133
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 166.02

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Maine West High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,116
(52%)
3,286
(51%)
 Female 1,017
(48%)
3,130
(49%)

Maine West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,048
(49%)
3,905
(61%)
 Hispanic 733
(34%)
1,282
(20%)
 Asian 217
(10%)
911
(14%)
 Black 75
(4%)
173
(3%)
 American Indian 27
(1%)
46
(1%)
 Two or More 26
(1%)
85
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
14
(0%)

Maine West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,386
(65%)
4,648
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 747
(35%)
1,768
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Maine West High School is ranked 115th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Maine West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Maine West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2330
2006 2288
2007 2265
2008 2334
2009 2344
2010 2338
2011 1703
2012 2133

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 15.1
2007 15.7
2008 13.8
2009 13.8
2010 15.5
2011 12.2
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.3429242513212
2012 0.35021097046414

Compare Maine West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.0%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Maine West High School
Des Plaines, IL
Public 09 - 12 2,133 12.8:1  
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Brentwood Baptist Christian Academy
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Maine South High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,461 14.2:1 3 miles
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Private 07 - 12 53 5:1 4 miles
Sequell Northern Illinois Academy
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Private 04 - 12 52 9:1 4 miles
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