Manteno High School is a 4 year public high school serving the residents of Manteno, Illinois and surrounding areas. MHS is part of the Manteno Community Unit School District 5.

Enrollment at MHS is approximately 700. The original portion of the building was constructed in 1974. An addition completed in 2002 provided new classroom space for the math department. The latest addition, completed in 2007 doubled the size of the school and provides for additional growth as the community grows.

Manteno High School offers a full schedule of required and elective courses designed to prepare them for life. MHS also sponsors numerous sports for the student athlete, clubs for specific interests, and student leadership opportunities. The school's mascot is the Panther and the colors are purple and white.

For more information about MHS, please visit the Illinois State Board of Education web site for the school's "report card." 

Our Mission

The mission of Manteno CUSD No. 5 is to continually strive to be an organization that is highly regarded for its academic excellence, the opportunities it provides for students and the positive contributions that it makes to our community.

Our Vision

The vision of Manteno CUSD No. 5 is to prepare all students for life-long success by providing a rigorous and engaging educational experience in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment.