Yorkville High School

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Yorkville High School
Yorkvillehslogo.png
Location
797 Game Farm Road
Yorkville
, Illinois
USA
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 1893
School district Yorkville Community Unit School District 115
Principal David Travis
Faculty 80
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1650
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Red, White
Mascot 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.[1]

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]

In 2005, Yorkville had an average composite ACT score of 20.4, and graduated 97.2% of its senior class. Yorkville has not made Adequate Yearly Progress on the Prairie State Achievement Examination, a state test part of the No Child Left Behind Act.[2]

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:

Activities[edit]

Beyond sports, Yorkville has a range of clubs and activities in which to participate. These include:

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Our School District" (Archived 2015-06-08 at WebCite). Yorkville Community Unit School District 115. Retrieved on June 9, 2015.
  2. ^ Illinois School Report Card[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b c "IHSA". ihsa.org. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/schools/foxtales/index.pdf[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Yorkville Videogame Club". yhscs.us. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°39′07″N 88°27′07″W / 41.652°N 88.452°W / 41.652; -88.452