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West Aurora High School is a public school in Aurora, IL. It has 3,393 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 271 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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On Teachers: The teacher skills are average all the same subject teachers really communicate with each other and talk about their subject to help more understanding the students.some teachers grade differently. like i wish they could count the homework we do and not so much the test.

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On Extracurriculars: Theirs a variety o clubs i just think they should tell the students more and gert more pople to practicipate.

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On Academics: the teachers do a great job sometimes they go about the pace of main students and not focus about the ones who do no get it. tutoring is great because we have a program that student can help[ other students.

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On Health & Safety: the school has it owns safety measures i guess sometimes you can get away with some stuff like smoking in bathrrom or drinking alcohol. but they do a drug test every month. and cops come with special dogs.

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On Overall Experience: what makes this school unique than any of the area is that it put alot of effort in whatever their gpnna dp like a choir concert especially for chritmass time they do all kinds of lights and cool effects. Also football games the do mascots they dress up in weird costumes. its diverse

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West Aurora High School is a public school in Aurora, IL. It has 3,393 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 271 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

75%

Test Performance

23
West Aurora High School performed better than 23% of other schools on Illinois math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

ACT:
24

Based on 31 students surveyed
Math
24
English
25
Reading
23
Science
23
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

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

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 23% Inconsistencies
  • 19% The new rules
  • 19% Number of students during the passing periods
  • 19% Air conditioning/ heating
  • 12% Help from teachers
  • 4% Academics
  • 4% The Students

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 47% Diversity
  • 29% Spirit
  • 12% Academics are pretty deceant
  • 12% They have a wide variety of classes

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 62% Wear your ID
  • 15% Be on time
  • 15% Get along with everyone
  • 8% Don't draw attention to yourself

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 33% Ghetto
  • 25% AVERAGE
  • 25% Half ghetto half average
  • 17% Diverse

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 57% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 30% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 75% Diversity
  • 17% Marching Band
  • 8% Wood shop

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

Gender Diversity

Male
50.2%
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Female
49.8%
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Racial Diversity

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Hispanic
42.9%
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White
35.0%
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African American
15.0%
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Multiracial
3.0%
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Asian
2.9%
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Native American
1.0%
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Pacific Islander
0.3%