About the District

Minooka Community High School District 111 is a mid-sized school district located in the far southwest suburb of Chicago. The district, which encompasses 90+ square miles, is largely composed of the communities of Minooka and Channahon, and also includes portions of Shorewood and Joliet. Click here for a map of our district. If you have questions about whether or not a residence resides within our attendance boundaries, please contact the appropriate county clerk's office (contact information is available on the "About the Area" page linked below).

About the Area
To learn about the schools, municipalities, and other aspects of Minooka Community High School District #111, please click here to view our About the Area page.

Academic Achievement & School Culture
Minooka Community High School District #111 students perform well on state standardized tests and have earned an impressive variety of local, state, and national academic awards.

Curriculum
Minooka Community High School offers students a diverse and comprehensive curriculum that prepares students to pursue a college degree, attend technical school, join the military, enter an apprenticeship program, or join the workforce immediately after high school.

Click here to view the current curriculum guide.

Demographics
As Minooka Community High School District #111's student population continues to grow, its diversity also increases.

  2004-2005 2015-2016
Total Enrollment 1,188 2,680
White 92.4% 75%
Black 1.3% 4.6%
Hispanic 5.4% 16.7%
Asian 1.0% 0.7%
Native American 0.0% 0.3%
Multi-racial 0% 2.7%


Enrollment

In the mid- to late-2000s, the District's enrollment grew at a rapid rate. However, downturns in the economy and real estate market began to impact student enrollment beginning in 2012.

Graph of the past five years of student enrollment

Fast Facts
Each year, Minooka Community High School District #111 publishes a Fast Facts document that provides a broad snapshot of the district's various components. Click here to download the current version of Fast Facts.

Finances
Minooka Community High School District #111 posts a variety of financial and budgetary documents online to promote operational transparency and as a courtesy to the community so it may better understand the district's finances. The district is required by the Illinois State Board of Education to post some items, as well (indicated with a *). Click here to visit the District's finance page.

Mission Statement
Inspiring and motivating our students with an educational experience that leads to achievement and success.

Public Communications/Freedom of Information Act
Minooka Community High School District #111 is committed to two-way, open and transparent public communications through many means, including the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) The Freedom of Information Act provides community members with access to all public records and information as defined by the act. Click here to visit our FOIA page.

School History
MCHS Local History classes have assembled a comprehensive history of our school. To read our school's history, click here.

Schools
Minooka Community High School District #111 includes two campuses. MCHS - South Campus in Channahon houses our freshmen and sophomore students, and MCHS - Central Campus in Minooka houses our junior and senior students. The district also includes an alternative school, Project Indian, located in Minooka.

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If you would like more information about Minooka Community High School District #111 or have additional questions, please contact the Director of Community Relations at 815-467-2140, ext. 5034.

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