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. 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).

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About the Area
To learn about the schools, municipalities, and other aspects of Minooka Community High School District #111, please.

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.

ACT - MCHS Composite: 22.2 | State Composite : 20.8
ACT Trend Data - January 2016
Illinois State Report Card
Illinois State Report Card - At-a-Glance: 2015-2016 | 2014-2015
Illinois 5Essentials Survey Summary Report: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014
Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE) - MCHS % of Students Who Meet/Exceed State Learning Standards: 69% | State % of Students Who Meet/Exceed State Learning Standards: 54%

In 2017, students participated in SAT testing (which has replaced PARCC testing).

Minooka Community High School offers students a perse 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.

view the current curriculum guide.

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

2004-2005 2014-2015 Total Enrollment 1,188 2,566 White 92.4% 78% Black 1.3% 4.0% Hispanic 5.4% 15.0% Asian 1.0% 1.0% Native American 0.0% 0.0% Multi-racial 0% 2.0%

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 2011.


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. download the current version of Fast Facts.

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 *).  visit the District's finance page.

Mission Statement
Inspiring and motivating 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. 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, .

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.

Minooka Community High School currently employs approximately 178 certified staff (teachers, counselors, social workers, and school psychologists), 67 support staff (42 full-time and 25 part-time), and 13 administrators (district-level administrators, building-level administrators, and Instructional Leaders).

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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 815-521-4112.