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Barrington High School is a public school in Barrington, IL. It has 3,016 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 205 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Overall Experience: Overall it is a great and challenging school

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On Teachers: They truly care about the students.

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On Administration & Policies: Female dress code needs to be looked at

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On Sports & Fitness: For 2014, they received the Daily Herald Paddock award for Best boy athletics AND Best Female Athletics. Nuff said

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On Extracurriculars: There are a million opportunities

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Barrington High School is a public school in Barrington, IL. It has 3,016 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 205 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

92%

Test Performance

92
Barrington High School performed better than 92% of other schools on Illinois math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
2020

Based on 27 students surveyed
Math
680
Verbal
680
Writing
660

ACT:
29

Based on 295 students surveyed
Math
29
English
30
Reading
30
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 11 responses

  • 27% High Graduation Rate
  • 27% Challenging curriculum
  • 27% Football Stadium
  • 18% We're very technology based

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 56% Lots of opportunities to do what you want
  • 25% It's very easy to get around
  • 19% The amount of extracurricular activities

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% Get involved in whatever interests you early
  • 30% There's always opportunities to get help
  • 10% Join as many clubs as you can

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 88% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 40% The classrooms vary widely in temperature
  • 40% Big and sometimes its hard to get to class on time
  • 20% Sometimes the hallways are really crowded

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% Quality education
  • 40% We take pride in everything, good or bad

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50.4%
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Female
49.6%
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Racial Diversity

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White
73.2%
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Hispanic
13.5%
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Asian
8.4%
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Multiracial
3.0%
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African American
1.8%
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Native American
0.2%
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Pacific Islander
0%