Maine West High School

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1755 S Wolf Rd

Des Plaines, IL 60018

(847) 827-6176

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,068

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Maine West High School

As a former student of this high school, I believe deeply in the high quality instruction that this institution offers. Teachers are invested in their students and set high expectations for them. What I believe that people who are considering enrolling at Maine West should know is that the student population ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/03/14

Have found the teachers to be ineffective when dealing with any type of difficulty with the students. They don't really care as proven by their 'wait til your old enough & then you can drop out' attitude. If this is the 'great school' we're in BIG TROUBLE!

Posted by a parent on 02/26/10

Teachers seem to be very good with the students; really care about them.

Posted by a parent on 01/30/10

My son graduated from Maine West in 2008 and is now a US Marine. He loved his High School for the Friends and Sports.

Posted by a parent on 10/07/09

The art department rocks! The teachers are fantastic, enthusiastic, and eager to help. I would not have gotten into art school without their guidance and support.

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

Maine West High School is the best school ever! We have so many extra curricular activities, and all of them are great. The learning system varies, but it is in a way that gives students like me a better way of learning. The field trips are always fun and a blast! We recently went to Chinatown for World ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/09/07

A large public school with a small private school aproach to learning !! a great school! and the best teachers who go beyond the rquired school day to encourge students to learn!! last child graduated 2007, goning to miss maine west!! keep up the good work!!!

Posted by a parent on 07/24/07

The staff is great. We get our phone calls returned with no problem. There is a homework hotline for parents to check on their students homework. Maine West has been a wonderful experience.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/05

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Test scores for Maine West High School

PSAE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Maine West High School
Maine Township Hsd 207
* 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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Des Plaines schools — Maine West High School is located at 1755 S Wolf Rd, Des Plaines IL 60018. 1755 S Wolf Rd is in the 60018 ZIP code in Des Plaines, IL The school district for Maine West High School is the Maine Township Hsd 207. Maine West High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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