Lisle High School

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Lisle High School
Address
5211 Center Ave.
Lisle, Illinois, 60532
United States
Coordinates 41°47′36″N 88°05′01″W / 41.7934°N 88.0836°W / 41.7934; -88.0836Coordinates: 41°47′36″N 88°05′01″W / 41.7934°N 88.0836°W / 41.7934; -88.0836
Information
School type public, secondary
Opened 1956
School district Lisle Community SD 202
Superintendent Dr. Keith Filipiak
CEEB Code 142628
Principal Jeff Howard
Faculty 72[1]
Grades 9-12
Gender coed
Enrollment 543[2] (2010)
Average class size 20.3 (2010)[2]
Campus type suburban
Color(s)      navy blue
     white[3]
Athletics conference Interstate 8[3]
Team name Lions[3]
Website

Lisle High School is a public four-year high school located in Lisle, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is the part of Lisle Community Unit School District 202.

History[edit]

Lisle Community High School first opened in 1957, at the location of the current junior high. It remained there until 1974, after the elementary and high school districts merged to form Lisle Community Unit School District 202. A new building was erected for the incoming class of 1975. In 2001, the high school received a makeover. The most notable changes were: the addition of a new auditorium, eight new classrooms, new band and choir rooms, and a second gym with a balcony. The class of 2007 was the 50th class to graduate from Lisle Senior High School.

Academics[edit]

In 2011, Lisle had an average composite ACT score of 23.1 and graduated 97% of its senior class. Lisle has made Adequate Yearly Progress on the Prairie State Achievements Examination, a state test part of the No Child Left Behind Act.[4]

The staff consists of 41 teachers; the average class size 20.9 students.

Athletics[edit]

Lisle has 21 athletic teams, of 10 boys and 11 girls teams, which play in the Interstate Eight Conference and Illinois High School Association. Lisle's mascot is the Lions. Current sports:

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Cross Country
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Golf
  • Cheerleading
  • Lionettes Dance team
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Scholastic Bowl
  • The Best Mascot in Illinois

State Championships[edit]

Lisle Senior High won its first IHSA state championship in 1985, when the women's volleyball team won the tile. Within the last few years, Lisle Senior High has had a progressive set of athletic teams. The Boys Soccer Team won super sectionals 2 years in a row, winning the 1A state championship in 2010, and finishing in 2nd in 2011. The girls soccer team placed 4th in state in the 2010 and 2012 seasons. The scholastic bowl team at Lisle has won 2 state championships in a row (2010, 2011), earning the school's first state title in 35 years. In 2013 the Boys Baseball Team won the class 2A State Title. Lisle is well known for its competitive wrestling team, who has sent many wrestlers to the state competition.

Activities[edit]

  • Music-Instrumental
  • Music-Vocal
  • Flags
  • Key Club
  • C.T.A.O -Coming Together As One/Be the change club
  • AFS
  • Theater
  • Musical
  • Student Government
  • Science Olympiad
  • Ecology Club
  • Friends of Feed My Starving Children
  • Because Club

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

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