About D158

Located in McHenry and Kane counties of northern Illinois, Huntley Community School District 158 serves 9,500 students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, residing in Huntley, western portions of Lake in the Hills and Algonquin, and surrounding areas.  The district employs over 1,400 staff members and continues to be one of the fastest growing school districts in Illinois.

Consolidated School District 158 is famous for its campus-concept idea in which the district transformed from a one elementary/one high school district to its current five elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school, located on three campuses. Built between 1997 and 2005, all of the district’s schools were designed with a primary focus on technology in education.

Academic Performance

2013 District and School Report Card Data Link
2012 District and School Report Cards
* 2011 District and School Report Cards

2014 ACT Assessment
Highest ACT Score in School’s History

In August 2014, the State of Illinois released state and local ACT average scores for the graduating Class of 2014, including composite score and individual subject area scores. In the past nine years, the school’s average ACT score has risen from an annual average of 20.0 to 20.5 to now having an annual average of mid 22-23.0.

The average composite score of 23.0 is the highest score ever achieved by Huntley High School. This score represents an improvement of 0.6 points, a substantial increase when viewing average composite trends at both the district and state levels. In addition, HHS achieved significant increases in the average scores of all subject area tests.

District 158 student average scores:

  • Increased over the average score from the previous year in all categories;
  • Increased by a greater amount than the increases in the state averages in all categories;
  • Exceeded the state average score in all categories;
  • Posted the highest gain in reading (1.0), followed by the composite score (.6), with an equal gain in English and math (.5), and science (.3).

Graduating Class of 2014*

*Includes graduating students’ most recent ACT scores from an ACT national test date or PSAE testing. State averages for ACT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private and special purpose schools.

Advanced Placement Experiences at Huntley High School

School districts across Illinois are increasingly providing high-quality Advanced Placement (AP) experiences to students, preparing students to be successful in college. Thirty percent or more of Huntley High School’s 2010 graduating students participated in at least one AP course during high school. Additionally, School District 158 ranks among only 27 Illinois school districts in which 30% or more of the 2010 graduating students earned a score of 3 or higher on at least one AP exam.

A major goal of District 158 is to increase AP offerings to provide more opportunities for students. Currently, Huntley High School offers AP courses in over ten subjects including English, Art History, Spanish, Chinese, Calculus, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, European History, Economics, U.S. History, and Computer Science.

See how Consolidated School District 158 compares to all Illinois districts:

* Advanced Placement Participation by District
* Advanced Placement Performance by District

District 158 Boundary Map

Please note:  The District 158 Boundary Map displayed is for informational purposes only and should not be used to determine school attendance. For questions regarding school boundaries and/or District residency, please contact the District 158 Registration Department at (847) 659-6147.

Click here to download a copy of the District 158 Boundary Map.