South Elgin High School

South Elgin High School serves 2,672 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
South Elgin High School operates within the U-46 School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 2672 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 154 teachers has grown by 58% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,672 students
South Elgin High School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 154 teachers
South Elgin High School Total Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade South Elgin High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
South Elgin High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
South Elgin High School Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
26%
24%
South Elgin High School Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
5%
19%
South Elgin High School Black Students (2006-2013)
White
58%
50%
South Elgin High School White Students (2006-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
South Elgin High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Elgin 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.
0.59 0.30
South Elgin High School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
27%
45%
South Elgin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
6%
6%
South Elgin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,486 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,766 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,001 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name U-46 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 40,486 932
  U-46 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 80% 88%
  U-46 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $443 MM $10 MM
  U-46 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $453 MM $10 MM
  U-46 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,766 $10,546
  U-46 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,001 $10,416
  U-46 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gifford Street High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kenyon Woods Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clinton Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South ElginKenyon Woods Middle School
    1515 Raymond St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)289-6685
    0.4 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 1066 students                      
  • South ElginClinton Elementary School
    770 Mill St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)888-7045
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 498 students                      
  • South ElginWillard Elementary School
    370 West Spring St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)888-5275
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 375 students                      
  • ElginGarfield Elementary School
    420 May St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)888-5192
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 418 students                      
  • ElginHuff Elementary School
    801 Hastings St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)888-5285
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 647 students                      

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