Campus: 22-acre campus including athletic fields and pond.
Facilities: BHS has approximately 400,000+ square feet, 135 interior classrooms, and 6 mobile classrooms.
Size: Approximately 230 staff members and 2800 students, an average graduating class has been over 600 seniors and BHS will welcome over 650 freshman this school year.
School colors: navy blue, hunter green and white.
Extra Curricular Activities: Over 70 different activities are offered to students ranging from athletics, fine arts,and various clubs/organizations.
Community: Bartlett High School is one of five high schools in School District U-46, the second largest unit district in Illinois. Located approximately 35 miles west of Chicago, Bartlett High School serves a diverse community from a wide range of socioeconomic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds.
Mission Statement: Our Bartlett High School Community expects everyone to honor an environment of MUTUAL RESPECT. Mutual respect includes respect for ourselves, respect for each other, respect for property, and respect for the learning environment. Through these principles of mutual respect, the Bartlett High School community of staff, parents, and students believes its mission is to promote the academic and personal success for all while understanding and fostering the uniqueness of its members. We encourage the development of mind, body, and character to the fullest potential in order to be responsible, contributing members of society.
School: Bartlett High School is a public four-year comprehensive high school with a certified staff of 150. Bartlett's first class graduated in June 2000. Enrollment for the 2013-2014 academic year is 2,612 with an anticipated graduation class of 618 seniors. Bartlett High School is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the Illinois Department of Education. Bartlett High School is also the home of the Science, Engineering, and Technology Academy within School District U46.
*Enrollment as of 9/6/13
Curriculum: Over 200 courses are offered so that students may challenge themselves to meet their potential as well as to explore areas of interest. Classes are fifty minutes in length, five days per week. Students receive one credit per semester for each course successfully completed except for some Advanced Placement classes which meet for 1.5 periods per day and receive 1.5 credits. 40 semester credits are required for the graduating class of 2013, including the following:
8 credits in English
6 credits in Mathematics
4 credits in Lab Sciences (including 2 credits in Biology)
1 credit in Health
7 credits in Physical Education
2 credits in U.S. History
1 credit in Economics
1 credit in Civics
The following Advanced Placement classes are available:
In May 2013, 395 students took a total of 741 AP exams. 57.6% of the grades reported resulted in a score of 3 or higher.
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American College Testing Results:
656 students Composite 21.2
Beginning in 2002, all high school juniors in Illinois took the ACT as part of the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE). The ACT Profile Reports for these years reflect those test administration results.
Awards and Recognitions: Eighty- six students from the 2013 graduating class were recognized as Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. One hundred-thirty nine students were recognized as Prairie State Scholars in one or more subjects, and an additional twenty-four students were awarded recognition for exceeding academic expectations within all three (Math, Science, Reading) categories. One student from the 2013 class was a National Merit Semi Finalist.
Grading System: Bartlett High School uses a weighted grading system. This weighted system is also used to calculate the rank of students.
A = 4 points
B= 3 points
C = 2 points
D = 1 point
E = 0 points
A = 5 points
B = 4 points
C = 2 points
D = 1 point
E = 0 points
Honors Courses are identified on the transcript with either “Honors”, an “H” or an “AP” in the course title. Class rank is computed at the end of each semester, as well as after summer school, and excludes Drivers’ Education, any courses taken Pass/Fail, or any courses audited.
Grade Point Average is calculated according to the following:
Semester 6 - The highest 34 classes are included.
Semester 7 - The highest 40 classes are included.
Semester 8 - The highest 45 classes are included
Note: Students who begin ninth grade in Geometry 1-2 are recognized as having completed Algebra 1-2 in eighth grade. No credit or grade is recorded for Algebra 1-2.
Post Secondary Plans: The Class of 2013, in which 633 students graduated, 77% planned to enter college in the fall with the following breakdown of information:
44.9% 4 year colleges
30% 2 year colleges
Less than 1% Trade/technical school
1.5% Military or known employment
The above statistics were based on submitted “Final Transcript Request” forms.
|| Sharon Malin