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J B Conant High School

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4 stars

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8 reviews of this school


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Posted July 3, 2014

terrible school. very disrespectful people go to conant. thank god i transferred to hoffman its alot better
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 2, 2013

This school has been wonderful for my grandson. His grades are up and he actualy likes going to school. Thanks from a grateful grandmother


Posted October 6, 2009

I think Conant is a great school. I've been here for two years and the work is great, all the courses are fit to however you need them.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 3, 2009

My son is having a wonderful time in high school, he is in his 2nd year. The school is so positive. The academics are great, the sports programs are a plus.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 3, 2007

this school is of course the greatest school of all time! It is bigger than I thought it would be.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 14, 2007

Conant is awesome! Great teachers!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2005

My son really loves this school. The staff members are very respondent to the student's needs
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 16, 2003

Not only am I a CHS student, but through my involvement in many extracurricular activities, I am also a leader in my school. The students tend to know more about what is going on than the faculty, and the administration rarely has a clue. If parents want to know what is going on, and they can't get it out of their student, then they will have to do some major digging to get knowledgable answers out of administration.


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

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69%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

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65%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 49% in 2013.

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63%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students69%
Female68%
Male70%
Black41%
Asian81%
Hispanic38%
Multiracial79%
Native Americann/a
White74%
Low income47%
Not low income76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)22%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learners8%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female66%
Male65%
Black38%
Asian79%
Hispanic34%
Multiracial79%
Native Americann/a
White69%
Low income41%
Not low income72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)22%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners8%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students63%
Female62%
Male64%
Black32%
Asian78%
Hispanic30%
Multiracial71%
Native Americann/a
White68%
Low income40%
Not low income70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)19%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learners0%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

26%
of schools in the state are Below average
46%
of schools in the state are Average
28%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Average ACT score

24

Graduation rate

95%


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISAT results from the state of Illinois.

2 This rating is based on composite ACT scores and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2012-13.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 60% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 22% 4%
Hispanic 11% 24%
Black 4% 18%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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700 East Cougar Trail
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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