Yorkville High School

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Yorkville High School
Yorkvillehslogo.png
Address
797 Game Farm Road
Yorkville, Illinois 60560
United States
Coordinates 41°39′07″N 88°27′07″W / 41.652°N 88.452°W / 41.652; -88.452Coordinates: 41°39′07″N 88°27′07″W / 41.652°N 88.452°W / 41.652; -88.452
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 1893
School district Yorkville Community Unit School District 115
Principal David Travis
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,629 (2014-15)[1]
Campus Suburban
Color(s)          
Nickname Foxes
Website

Yorkville High School, or YHS, is a public four-year high school located in Yorkville, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Yorkville Community Unit School District 115.

The service area of the school district, and therefore the high school, includes Yorkville, Bristol, Montgomery, Oswego, and Plano.[2]

History[edit]

Yorkville dates back to 1893, and opened up a new building in 1998. The current main campus building was built on the former Illinois State Game Farm, which raised pheasants and other game birds. The Yorkville High School Academy opened in the fall of 2008 for Freshmen students.

Academics[edit]

Yorkville has not made Adequate Yearly Progress on the Prairie State Achievement Examination, a state test part of the No Child Left Behind Act.[3]

Athletics[edit]

Yorkville competes in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference and Illinois High School Association. It used to compete in the Western Sun Conference, The Little Seven Conference, and the Suburban Prairie Conference. Its mascot is the Foxes.

Yorkville athletes compete in a range of sports, including:

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yorkville High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  2. ^ "About Our School District" ( Archived 2015-06-08 at WebCite). Yorkville Community Unit School District 115. Retrieved on June 9, 2015.
  3. ^ Illinois School Report Card[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b c "IHSA". ihsa.org. Retrieved 30 April 2016.

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