Batavia High School in Batavia Township, IL - Niche

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Batavia High School is a public school in Batavia Township, Illinois. It has 1,911 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 75% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 300 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1201 Main St
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 937-8600

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3.6 from 300 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Attending Batavia High School has been a pleasure throughout my freshman to my junior year so far. I've been lucky enough to have had some of the best teachers in the school throughout these years, but also some of the worst. Every school has their worst and best teachers, but the only thing about the bad teachers here is that they're awful. The homework load was always extremely overwhelming and ridiculous, given the content that we learned in class that day. Some days it never applied, and other days it was extra work given to us because the teacher couldn't finish teaching it in class. On another note, our school spirit is absolutely awesome. That is something that I will forever miss when I graduate, and that is something that I will forever search for during my college searches.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Food: You know as far as cafeteria food goes, it's not the worst. Our school really tries to promote healthy food so there are a ton of healthy options. There are still unhealthy options but they are two times as expensive. They do have a great variety at a low cost.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: I do question the administrations decisions more than I should. They make some interesting decisions about teachers and new Chromebooks.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: It's hard to generalize all the teachers into one category. You always have the ones who are amazing and that everyone loves and really help the kids learn. But on the other hand,you have the teachers who know their stuff, but can't teach it at all. For the most part I think our teachers really try hard to help the students out, but I have had my fair share of terrible teachers.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Sports get the most money at our school so everything is pretty top notch. There are lots of students that participate in sports in our school. School spirit is really high - you should see the pep assemblies.

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St. Peter Elementary School Private, Religious
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4.00 Geneva Community High School Public
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2.00 Jefferson Middle School Public
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2.33 Herget Middle School Public
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1.66 Henry W. Cowherd Middle School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Sam Rotolo Middle School 2 mi. 1,463
4.00 Geneva Community High School 3 mi. 1,944
4.00 Haines Middle School 4 mi. 1,156
1.66 C.F. Simmons Middle School 5 mi. 1,066
4.00 St. Charles East High School 6 mi. 2,335

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


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Batavia High School United States C.F. Simmons Middle School Geneva Community High School Haines Middle School Sam Rotolo Middle School St. Charles East High School
White 84.0% 51.6% 2.0% 88.0% 85.0% 82.0% 78.0%
Hispanic 9.0% 24.5% 90.0% 7.0% 6.0% 7.0% 12.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.7% 0% 1.0% 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
African American 2.0% 15.2% 4.0% 0% 0% 3.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 27.0%
Grade 10 25.4%
Grade 11 23.8%
Grade 12 23.8%

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 28 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 11% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 30% Sports
  • 27% Course variety
  • 16% Student activities
  • 11% Facilities
  • 11% Music
  • 5% Academically is one of the best in the state

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 36% Administration
  • 28% Assistance in college planning
  • 28% Strong opinions of certain teachers
  • 8% Teachers

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 22 responses

  • 32% There is a great sense of school unity.
  • 32% Fieldhouse
  • 18% Love for sports
  • 9% Sports
  • 5% Students
  • 5% Strong academics with great teachers

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 80% Competitive
  • 15% Willing to work
  • 5% United

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 55% We have class on a block schedule.
  • 14% Some teachers are better than others
  • 14% Do your homework
  • 9% 200s upstairs 100s downstairs
  • 9% Talk to your teachers often.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 6% I love everything about this school.
  • 82% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.