Argo Community High School

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Argo Community High School
Address
7239 W. 63rd Street
Summit, Illinois, 60501
United States
Coordinates 41°46′34″N 87°48′17″W / 41.776°N 87.8046°W / 41.776; -87.8046
Information
Opened 1920
School district Argo Community High School District 217
Superintendent Dr. Kevin J. O'Mara
Principal Dr. David Frusher
Faculty 121
Grades 9–12
Gender Coed
Enrollment 1,814[1]
Average class size 21.2.[1]
Campus Suburban
School colour(s)      maroon
     white
Athletics conference South Suburban Conference[2]
Nickname Argonauts
Average ACT scores 19.5[1]
Newspaper 'The Maroon'
Yearbook 'Argolite'
Website

Argo Community High School District 217 is a school located in Summit, Illinois, United States. The district draws students from the communities of Summit, Bedford Park, Bridgeview, Justice, Willow Springs, and a portion of Hickory Hills.

The school is named for the "Argo area" which surrounds the large Argo corn processing plant located down the street from the school.

Sports[edit]

The school competes as a member of the South Suburban Conference. It also competes in state championship series sponsored by the Illinois High School Association (IHSA).

Argo sponsors interscholastic teams for men and women in basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. There are men's teams in baseball, football, and wrestling. Women may compete in badminton and softball.[3] Argo has had recent successes in many of its sports.

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