Bolingbrook High School
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Bolingbrook High School
Bolingbrook High School
Bolingbrook High School logo.png
Address
365 Raider Way

,
60440

United States
Coordinates41°42?09?N 88°04?52?W / 41.70250°N 88.08111°W / 41.70250; -88.08111Coordinates: 41°42?09?N 88°04?52?W / 41.70250°N 88.08111°W / 41.70250; -88.08111
Information
TypePublic Secondary
Established1974
School districtValley View District 365U
PrincipalJason Pascavage [1]
Teaching staff241.66 (on a FTE basis)[2]
Grades9-12
Enrollment3,550[2] (2017-2018)
Student to teacher ratio14.99[2]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Red, black, white             
Athletics conferenceSouthwest Suburban Conference
NicknameRaiders
NewspaperRaider Report
Website
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Bolingbrook High School or BHS is a public four-year high school located in Bolingbrook, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Bolingbrook High School is the second high school in the Valley View Community Unit School District 365U.

History

The original Bolingbrook High School campus, which opened in 1974, was located on Lee Lane and Blair Lane within the village. The former campus is now known as Brooks Middle School. Continued community growth prompted the passage of an April 2002 referendum for a new high school located at Schmidt Road and Lily Cache Lane, which opened in August 2004.

Academics

Bolingbrook was ranked as "recognized" nationally and 92 in Illinois in the US News and World Report 2017 best high school rankings.[3]

Demographics

The demographic breakdown of the 3,548 students enrolled for the 2015-2016 school year was:

  • Male - 52.1%
  • Female - 47.9%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.3%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 8.3%
  • Black - 28.6%
  • Hispanic - 38.6%
  • White - 20.6%
  • Multiracial - 3.6%

57.0% of the students were eligible for free or reduced-cost lunch. This is a Title I school.[2]

Athletics

The Bolingbrook Raiders are members of the Southwest Suburban Conference. The school colors are red, black and white. The following Illinois High School Association (IHSA) sanctioned sports are offered:[4]

  • Badminton (girls)
  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (girls and boys)
    • Girls state champion - 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011[5]
  • Bowling (girls and boys)
  • Competitive cheerleading - (girls)
  • Competitive dance (girls)
  • Cross country (girls and boys)
  • Football (boys)
    • State champions - 2011[5]
  • Golf (girls and boys)
  • Gymnastics (girls)
  • Soccer (girls and boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swimming and diving (girls and boys)
  • Tennis (girls and boys)
  • Track and field (girls and boys)
  • Volleyball (girls and boys)
  • Wrestling (boys)

Activities

The following IHSA sanctioned activities are offered:[4]

  • Band
  • Chess team
  • Drama
  • Marching band
  • Newspaper
  • Scholastic Bowl team
  • Speech
  • Vocal music

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "Administrative Team / Principal's Page". www.vvsd.org. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Bolingbrook High School". nces.ed.gov. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Bolingbrook High School in Bolingbrook, IL - US NEWS Best High Schools". usnews.com. U.S. News & World Report L.P. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ a b "IHSA Bolingbrook". www.ihsa.org. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ a b "IHSA". www.ihsa.org. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "Kenneth Boatright". Retrieved 2019.
  7. ^ "Robert Farmer". Retrieved 2019.
  8. ^ "Anthony Herron". Retrieved 2019.
  9. ^ https://olemisssports.com/coaches.aspx?rc=352&path=wbball
  10. ^ "Girls' Basketball A Star Program (School of the Week)". yourseason.suntimes.com. Archived from the original on March 6, 2010. Retrieved 2014.
  11. ^ https://www.basketball-reference.com/players/m/moorebe01.html
  12. ^ "Antonio Morrison". Retrieved 2019.
  13. ^ "Steve Williams". Retrieved 2019.

External links


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