John Hersey High School is consistently ranked among the best high schools in Illinois and across the nation. The school serves more than 1,800 students in grades 9 through 12, offering a well-rounded academic curriculum as well as high-quality co-curricular options.
Hersey is one of six four-year comprehensive high schools in Township High School District 214. It is located in a suburban community about 25 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, which includes sections of Arlington Heights, Mount Prospect, and Prospect Heights. JHHS houses two District 214 programs: the Career Life Skills program, which provides special education services to intellectually impaired students, and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program.
In this section find information for and about students as they progress on their journey through high school and on to college and career.