Hinsdale South High School

9/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
15
Grades
9-12
Students
1,629
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


English Language Arts 1
53%
State avg: 36%
Algebra I
27%
State avg: 17%
8/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
91%
State avg: 86%
Average ACT score
22
State avg: 20
AP course participation
39%
State avg: 18%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
55%
Black
20%
Hispanic
12%
Asian
10%
Two or more races
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
171 :1
State avg: 432 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
19%
State avg: 12%
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Neighborhood
7401 Clarendon Hills Rd
Darien, IL 60561
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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