Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Stevenson High School serves students from Lincolnshire, Long Grove and Prairie View, as well as the Lake County portion of Buffalo Grove and parts of Deerfield, Hawthorn Woods, Indian Creek, Kildeer, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Mettawa, Mundelein, Palatine, Riverwoods, Vernon Hills and Wheeling. It is the sole school in District 125. Home of the Patriots, the school is composed of adjoined east and west buildings that sit on a 76-acre campus.
The school is named for former Illinois governor Adlai E. Stevenson II, who twice campaigned unsuccessfully for president.
- Fax: 847-634-7309
- Hours: Mon, Wed - Fri, 8:05am-3:25pm; Tues, 8:30am-3:25pm
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: Jul 01 1965
- Number of students: 4300
- Male-to-female ratio: 1:1
- Public/Private: Public
- Graduation rate (%): 95.4
- Accreditation/licenses: Stevenson has received multiple Blue Ribbon awards from the U.S. Department of Education and is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 250 full-time, 100 part-time
- How engaged is the school with the community?: We're fully engaged, but we're looking for ways to improve that. The Stevenson Foundation provides opportunities by sponsoring events.
- What makes this community special?: The schools are uniformly excellent, starting with the elementary schools and working up to the high school level. The area is safe. The families are focused on providing the best for their children. Civic engagement is high.
- Grade levels: 9th-12th
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Language lab, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Advanced placement courses: Art History, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, Drawing, Design, Environmental Science, European/U.S. History, Foreign Languages, Government, Human Geography, Micro/Macro Economics, Music Theory, Psychology, Physics and Statistics
- Student clubs: The school offers more than 120 clubs. Among the most active are the National Honors Society, which conducts significant charitable work, and GIVE (Givers of Important Volunteer Efforts), which offers projects with children and seniors.
- Sports teams: Badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country, fencing, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming/diving, patriettes and tennis