Barrington High School in Barrington, IL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,029
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    363 3.9
  • Ranking

Barrington High School is a public coed school in Barrington, Illinois. It has 3,029 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 363 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

616 West Main St
Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 381-3550

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 363 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Going to school with rich kids who's families sponsor the school makes some kids easy to get away with things. But over all the school staff does a decent job in keeping the student body safe, and healthy.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: The extracurricular activities that Barrington offers hits every students interest. Theres debate teams, tea clubs, sign language clubs, enviornmental science clubs and so many more. All of the clubs bring together different types of people in a way they can all relate and get alone.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: This high school is a school that has a vast amount of opportunities for students of all types of interests. Barrington is a high school with extensive college preparation chances.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The different teaching styles through out Barrington High School are very beneficial. There is a nice balance between hands on, audio explanations and visual explanations. The teachers know how to positively impact their students with their best interest at heart.
    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Parents are very much involved with school programs such as; athletics, theater, education, etc.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Lake Zurich High School 5 mi. 2,034
4.33 William Fremd High School 6 mi. 2,726
4.00 Hoffman Estates High School 7 mi. 1,906
4.00 Cary-Grove Community High School 7 mi. 1,813
2.33 Dundee-Crown High School 6 mi. 2,541

Around Barrington High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Barrington High School United States Illinois Cary-Grove Community High School Dundee-Crown High School Hoffman Estates High School Lake Zurich High School William Fremd High School
White 69.0% 51.0% 48.4% 83.0% 38.0% 37.0% 85.0% 66.0%
Hispanic 16.0% 25.0% 25.3% 11.0% 49.0% 28.0% 6.0% 7.0%
Asian 9.0% 4.8% 4.5% 2.0% 2.0% 18.0% 5.0% 21.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 3.1% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 18.0% 0% 7.0% 12.0% 0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.2%
Grade 10 25.6%
Grade 11 25.3%
Grade 12 24.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 51 responses

  • 88% Yes
  • 6% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 42 responses

  • 30% Lots of opportunities to do what you want
  • 21% The amount of extracurricular activities
  • 12% Technology allows us to do more than other schools
  • 9% It's very easy to get around
  • 9% College preparatory curriculum is offered
  • 8% Great athletic programs
  • 8% Teachers very thoughtful and passionate
  • 3% Nurse's office and help for kids with health probs

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 27% The classrooms vary widely in temperature
  • 23% Sometimes the hallways are really crowded
  • 18% The rich kid attitude that 70% of students have
  • 16% Big and sometimes its hard to get to class on time
  • 11% Too much college pressure as an underclassman
  • 5% The Segregation

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 43 responses

  • 28% All around high achieving students
  • 19% Challenging curriculum
  • 16% High Graduation Rate
  • 14% We're very technology based
  • 12% Football Stadium
  • 9% Involved students who achieve great feats
  • 2% Lots of voluntering opportunities

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 43 responses

  • 58% Quality education
  • 26% We take pride in everything, good or bad
  • 5% Stuck-up
  • 5% GO BRONCOS!!!!
  • 5% Preparing students for the real world
  • 2% Basically the Shire from the Lord of the Rings

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 50% Get involved in whatever interests you early
  • 25% There's always opportunities to get help
  • 12% Stay focused and get involved in school activities
  • 6% Join as many clubs as you can
  • 3% You will be lost at some point, find a map
  • 3% Find a sport, find a club, find a group of friends

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 23% I love everything about this school.
  • 77% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.