Deerfield High School

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1959 Waukegan Rd

Deerfield, IL 60015

(224) 632-3000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 3,692

Students Per Teacher: 31

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Deerfield High School

This is an outstanding school with caring teachers and a very invested community. The students at this school are motivated to learn and the staff encourages them to be independent thinkers. Students leave DHS very well prepared for their post-high school plans. Students who have disabilities receive ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/08/15

Teachers here are mixed. I've had some great teachers, but some terrible ones. There's a general lack of communication at this school. Parents have no idea that their kid maybe failing a class and when they email a teacher about something sometimes they get nothing, at least that's what's happened to ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/11/15

The educational opportunities are great and we love this school! There is something for everyone! Every sport or club you could imagine, approachable teachers, some longer classes that combine two subjects, etc. The reviewer that was upset about their "conservative values" did not mention that there ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/14

I am a student currently going through DHS and I am constantly amazed by the talented staff, strong administration, challenging classes, and impressive variety of extracurriculars and sports. Students have the opportunity to pursue almost any interest, and there's something for everyone (Student Congress, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/05/11

I am a graduate with 3 siblings having graduated or attending DHS. The staff was involved, the sports and arts in depth. With a sibling needing accommodations, the school and its staff have been wonderfully supportive and she is currently incredibly successful due to their assistance and care. My ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/27/10

If you tend to be on the conservative side, this is NOT the school for you! Our daughter graduated in '07. This is a school that prides itself in its "tolerance" yet is tolerant of anything and everything BUT conservative values. My daughter was pushed down stairs by students, harrassed and embarrassed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/01/10

Amazing teachers with amazing credentials and a very involved administration. Offers more clubs and extracurriculars than I ever imagined. Arts program wonderful - too many classes offered to take. Great building with all the trimings. All sports offered. Be prepared for a libral bias in students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/09

They really follow and track the students very well to make sure nobody falls through the cracks. The vast majority of their teachers are excellent.

Posted by a parent on 10/04/09

I am a Freshmen at DHS and the teachers are among the best in the nation

Posted by a student on 02/22/08

My daughter is a freshman at DHS and she absolutely loves it. She can't wait to go to school and I love to see that enthusiasm. DHS has amazing teachers that are always there for the students and they truly care about each student. If students need individual help the teachers are there for them and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/18/07

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School Profile for Deerfield High School

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Test scores for Deerfield High School

PSAE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Deerfield High School
Twp Hsd 113
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Deerfield schools — Deerfield High School is located at 1959 Waukegan Rd, Deerfield IL 60015. 1959 Waukegan Rd is in the 60015 ZIP code in Deerfield, IL The school district for Deerfield High School is the Twp Hsd 113. Deerfield High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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