Lisle High School

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41°47'36"N
088°05'00"W
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 United States of America
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Description

Lisle High School is a public four-year high school located in Lisle, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Lisle Community Unit School District 202.

History

Lisle Community High School first opened in 1957, at the location of the current junior high. It remained there until 1974, after the elementary and high school districts merged to form Lisle Community Unit School District 202. A new building was erected for the incoming class of 1975. In 2001, the high school received a makeover. The most notable changes were: the addition of a new auditorium, eight new classrooms, new band and choir rooms, and a second gym with a balcony. The class of 2007 was the 50th class to graduate from Lisle Senior High School, and the class of 2016 graduated with a class of about 135 students.

Academics

In 2017, Lisle had an average composite ACT score of 25 and graduated 96% of its senior class. Lisle has made Adequate Yearly Progress on the Prairie State Achievements Examination, a state test part of the No Child Left Behind Act.The staff consists of 41 teachers; the average class size 20.91 students.

Athletics

Lisle has 24 athletic teams, of 10 boys, 3 all-inclusive, and 11 girls teams, which play in the Interstate Eight Conference and Illinois High School Association. Lisle's mascot is the Lions. Current sports: Football Volleyball Cross Country Tennis Soccer Golf Cheerleading Lionettes Dance team Basketball Bowling Wrestling Baseball Softball Track Scholastic Bowl

State Championships

Lisle Senior High won its first IHSA state championship in 1985, when the women's volleyball team won the title. Within the last few years, Lisle Senior High has had a progressive set of athletic teams. The Boys Soccer Team won super sectionals 2 years in a row, winning the 1A state championship in 2010, and finishing in 2nd in 2011. The girls soccer team placed 4th in state in the 2010, 2012 and 2019 seasons. The scholastic bowl team at Lisle has won 2 state championships in a row (2010, 2011), earning the school's first state title in 25 years. In 2013 the Boys Baseball Team won the class 2A State Title. Lisles Dance Team also placed 11th in the 2A division at the 2016 state dance competition. Lisle is well known for its competitive wrestling team, who has sent many wrestlers to the state competition.

Activities

Band Choir Art Club Key Club C.T.A.O -Coming Together As One/Be the Change club AFS Theater Student Government Science Olympiad Ecology Club National Honors Society Gay Straight Alliance Spanish Club French Club Math Team Scholastic Bowl DECA

Notable alumni

John Grochowski, author and radio personality [2] Lester Lewis, television writer for The Larry Sanders Show Jennifer Malenke, film and stage actress.
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