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West Leyden High School (leave a review)
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+1 (847) 451-3154

1000 N Wolf Rd

Northlake, Illinois


About West Leyden High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

West Leyden High School is located in the Leyden CHSD 212 district of the state of Illinois. It is one of 2 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 1,535 students - compared to other schools in Illinois, this is a relatively large school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $86,309, which is higher than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
West Leyden High School 1535$4,05815$86,3090.35
Westdale Elem School (0.13 miles) 515$15,33711$71,5320.27
Mannheim Early Childhood Ctr (0.16 miles) 185$11,521260.29
Enger School (1.05 miles) 71$57,68560.57
Whittier Elementary School (1.23 miles) 548$8,27618$56,7330.23
Churchville Middle School (1.7 miles) 542$17,52711$71,1340.58

West Leyden High School

Number of pupils1535
Funding per pupil$4,058
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$86,309
Diversity index0.35

Westdale Elem School (0.13 miles)

Number of pupils515
Funding per pupil$15,337
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$71,532
Diversity index0.27

Mannheim Early Childhood Ctr (0.16 miles)

Number of pupils185
Funding per pupil$11,521
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.29

Enger School (1.05 miles)

Number of pupils71
Funding per pupil$57,685
Pupils per teacher6
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.57

Whittier Elementary School (1.23 miles)

Number of pupils548
Funding per pupil$8,276
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$56,733
Diversity index0.23

Churchville Middle School (1.7 miles)

Number of pupils542
Funding per pupil$17,527
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$71,134
Diversity index0.58
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
158thlargest school
129thhighest number of FTE teachers
2050thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
195thhighest average teaching salary
1976thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
386thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1985thhighest diversity index
3129thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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