• Mission Statement

    The Bartlett High School Community strives to create a culture that motivates each individual to reach their fullest potential.  As a learning community, we believe our mission is to promote academic and personal success for all. We honor and foster the uniqueness of our members including respect for ourselves, each other, and the learning environment.  We succeed in developing the mind, body, and character. Through these principles, our members become responsible, contributing members in the global society.

    About Us

    • Campus: 22-acre campus including athletic fields and pond.bhs map

    • Facilities: BHS has approximately 400,000+ square feet and consists of approximately 135 interior classrooms

    • Size: Approximately 168 certified staff members and 2,405 students. The average graduating class is 580 seniors.

    • School colors: navy blue, hunter green and white.

    • Mascot: HAWK

    • Extra Curricular Activities: More than 70 different activities are offered to students including 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.

    • School:  Bartlett High School is a public four-year comprehensive high school with a certified staff of 168. Bartlett's first class graduated in June 2000. Enrollment for the 2019-2020 academic year is 2,405* with an anticipated graduation class of 560 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 9/12/19

    • 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 50 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 2020, including the following:

      8 credits in English
      6 credits in Mathematics 
      4 credits in Sciences (2 Physical Science; 2 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:


      Biology English Language and Composition Human Geography Spanish Language  
      Calculus AB English Literature and Composition Macroeconomics Statistics
      Calculus BC Environmental Science Physics 1  U.S. History  
      Chemistry European History Physics C  World History  
      Computer Science Government and Politics Psychology    

      In May 2019, 540 students took a total of 1,038 AP exams.  33% of the grades reported resulted in a score of 3 or higher.

    • Testing Results:  
      2019 ACT average:  24.8 (646 students)
      2019 SAT average:  1033 (566 students)
    • Awards and Recognitions:  110 students from the 2019 graduating class were recognized as Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. 

    • Post Secondary Plans:  The Class of 2019, in which 598 students graduated, 91% planned to enter college in the fall with the following breakdown of information:

      48%                                4 year colleges
      46%                                2 year colleges
      3%                                  Trade/technical school
      3%                                  Military or known employment

      The above statistics were based on submitted “Final Transcript Request” forms.

    • Counselors:

      Aaron Wichman Director  Ext. 4630
      Michelle Langerock A-Cass Ext. 4639
      Tom VanBooven Cast-Gak Ext. 4191
      Stephanie Fullhart Gal-Kaj Ext. 4636
      Jacqueline Quezada Kak-Milo Ext. 4638
      Cheryl Hilvert Milp-Phil Ext. 4686
      Laura Laursen Pi-Sol Ext. 4637
      Erin Bean Som-Z Ext. 4687


    • Registrar: 

      Christine Donnelly                   Ext. 4633