General Information

 

Schaumburg High School opened in 1970. Our school is located about 31 miles northwest of downtown Chicago near Woodfield. The United States Department of Education recognizes our school as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. We have earned full recognition status by the State Superintendent of Schools in the State of Illinois.
School Mascot: Saxons
School Colors: Gold and Cardinal Red

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Mission Statement

Focused on student learning and personal accountability, the Schaumburg High School community is dedicated to fostering a respectful, committed, and collaborative environment to maximize student success.

SHS significant data

Student Enrollment: 2,339
Average Daily Attendance Rate: 93.8%
Certified Staff: 206
Non-Certified Staff: 134
National Board Certification Teachers : 25%
Within District 211, over 88% of Faculty holds a master’s degree or higher
Student/Teacher ratio: 13.5 to 1
Graduation Rate: 96%
ACT Results:  Composite mean: 22
In 2009-2010 SHS had 75 Illinois State Scholars
30 Students from the class of 2010 were recognized as Academic Scholars and were ranked in the Top 25, using both weighted and unweighted grades.
Percent College Bound Class of 2010: 88%
Scholarships amounting to $2,500 were awarded to the graduating class of 2010.
Test Data: CEEB Code for Schaumburg is 143-857
Total Club & Activities: 47
Total Athletic Organizations: 24

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Info You Should Know

  • 2010 -Thirty students from the Class of 2010 were recognized as Academic Scholars. Academically these students were ranked in the Top 25, using weighted and unweighted grades.Saxon Pride Awards Program honors students for exceptional effort and improvement in academic performance. A total of 100 Students were recognized in 2009-2010. Schaumburg High School was listed among the top 6% of schools in the nation by Newsweek Magazine.
  • 1999 – Schaumburg High School was one of 96 high schools nationwide recognized as an outstanding high school by U.S. New & World Report.
  • 1996 – Schaumburg High School was recognized by Redbook magazine as one of “America’s Best Schools.”
  • 1993 – Schaumburg High School was one of 300 schools nationwide recognized by the United States Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

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