Facts and Statistics
- District 214 is the second largest high school district in Illinois.
- Six high schools serve about 300,000 residents in the communities of Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Mt. Prospect, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows, Wheeling, and Des Plaines in a 68.30-square mile area.
- Total student enrollment for 2013-14 was 12,025 in grades 9 through 12. Depending on the school, enrollment ranged from 1,792 to 2,104.
- There were 16 National Merit Finalists in the Class of 2014.
- Average class size is 21.3.
- Per student expenditure for 2013-14 was $19,733.
- The 2013 tax rate was $2.7679 per $100 assessed valuation.
- Each school has a football field, gymnasium, baseball field, tennis courts, and running track, and all schools have access to swimming pools.
- Each school is equipped with a language laboratory, library, college/career center, three computer laboratories, a writing laboratory, and a technology center.
- There are approximately 200,000 resource items housed in the district's libraries. Students can also access magazines, newspapers, and specialized reference databases through the online subscription sites. Materials are available in a variety of media, including videotapes, DVDs, and audio books at each school and the district's library processing center.
- Each school serves hot lunches in its cafeteria, as well as lighter fare.
- Approximately 50,000 adults participated in the district's community education programs in 2013-14.
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Students in every school have access to approximately 140 co-curricular activities consisting of inter-scholastic sports, fine and performing arts, student government, and interest-related clubs.
The district provides free bus transportation to students who live 1.5 miles or more from their assigned school.
Transportation is available to students who live within the 1.5-mile limit but wish to pay for it.
Late (activity) bus service is available to students who stay after school under teacher supervision.