Harvard High School

Harvard High School serves 675 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Harvard High School operates within the Harvard Cusd 50 School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 675 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 675 students
Harvard High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Harvard High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Harvard High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Harvard High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
Harvard High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
55%
25%
Harvard High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
17%
Harvard High School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
43%
50%
Harvard High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Harvard High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.31
Harvard High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
47%
Harvard High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Harvard High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,490 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,247 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,769 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 103% over four years.
School District Name Harvard Cusd 50 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,490 938
Harvard Cusd 50 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 88%
Harvard Cusd 50 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $11 MM
Harvard Cusd 50 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $41 MM $11 MM
Harvard Cusd 50 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,247 $11,118
Harvard Cusd 50 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,769 $11,218
Harvard Cusd 50 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Big Foot High School (7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HarvardJefferson Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 406 students1200 North Jefferson St
    HarvardIL 60033
    (815)943-6464
    0.14-5406
  • HarvardHarvard Junior High School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 490 students1301 Garfield St
    HarvardIL 60033
    (815)943-6466
    0.26-8490
  • HarvardWashington Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 98 students305 South Hutchinson St
    HarvardIL 60033
    (815)943-6367
    0.8PK-KG98
  • HarvardCrosby Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 821 students401 Hereley Dr
    HarvardIL 60033
    (815)943-4022
    1.8KG-3821
  • WalworthBig Foot High School
    7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 519 students401 Devils Ln
    WalworthWI 53184
    (262)275-2116
    79-12519

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