Elk Grove High School

Elk Grove High School serves 2,008 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Elk Grove High School operates within the Township Hsd 214 School District.

Overview

The student population of 2008 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,008 students
Elk Grove High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Elk Grove High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Elk Grove High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Elk Grove High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
4%
Elk Grove High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
30%
23%
Elk Grove High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
19%
Elk Grove High School Black (1990-2012)
White
54%
50%
Elk Grove High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Elk Grove High School Sch Ethnicity Elk Grove High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.61 0.66
Elk Grove High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
9%
23%
Elk Grove High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
21%
26%
Elk Grove High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,212 students has grown by 518% over five years.
School District Name Township Hsd 214 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 12,212 797
Township Hsd 214 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Township Hsd 214 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $230 MM $10 MM
Township Hsd 214 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $216 MM $10 MM
Township Hsd 214 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $116,166 $10,546
Township Hsd 214 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $109,126 $10,416
Township Hsd 214 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Elk Grove High School, or EGHS, is a public four-year high school located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Township High School District 214, which also includes Buffalo Grove High School, John Hersey High School, Prospect High School, Rolling Meadows High School, and Wheeling High School.
  • History: Elk Grove High School opened in 1966.
  • Academics: In 2005, Elk Grove had an average composite ACT score of 21.5, and graduated 86.9% of its senior class. The average class size is 20.9. Elk Grove has not made Adequate Yearly Progress on the Prairie State Achievement Examination, a state test part of the No Child Left Behind Act.
  • Athletics: Elk Grove competes in the Mid-Suburban Conference and Illinois High School Association. Its mascot is the Grenadier.
  • Boys Sports: (Years next to sport are Conference Championships.).
  • Football - 1971-72, 72-73, 73-74, 76-77, 77-78, 78-79, 79-80, 81-82, 87-88, 2004-05; Golf; Wrestling; Baseball - 1967-68, 2006; Cross Country; Swimming; Soccer; Tennis; Volleyball - 1992-93; Water Polo; Basketball - 1977-78, 78-79, 2001-02; Gymnastics - 1972-73, 73-74, 76-77, 78-79, 79-80, 2001-02; Track and Field.
  • Girls Sports: Bowling; Badminton; Softball - 1980-81, 81-82, 90-91, 91-92, 92-93, 94-95, 95-96, 96-97, 99-2000, 01-02; Cross Country; Swimming; Soccer - 1999-2000, 00-01, 01-02; Tennis; Volleyball; Water Polo; Basketball - 1977-78, 80-81, 81-82, 83-84, 85-86, 91-92, 92-93, 95-96; Gymnastics - 1977-78, 2000-01; Track and Field.
  • Activities: Chess Team, Cheerleading, Debate, Scholastic Bowl, Speech (1989 State Champions), Group Interpretation, Fall and 2 Winter Plays, Variety Show, Musical, Contest Play, DECA, Math Team, National Honor Society, Orchesis, Peer Helpers, Pom Pons, SADD, Science Olympiad, Student Council, African American Club, Breakdancing, Cricket, e.g. magazine, Film Production Club, French Club, Games Club, Green Grens, History Club, Hockey, International Club, Italian Club, Latino Club, Role Playing Games (RPG) Club, South Asian Club, Spanish Club, Athletic Trainers, Montage, Japanese Exchange Program, Marching Band, Public Service Practicum, Renaissance, Service Learning.
  • Notable alumni: Otto, Dave (MLB Pitcher).
  • James Iha (former member of the smashing pumpkins, now pursuing solo career).
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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Forest View Alternative School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Grove Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ridge Family Center For Learning (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Elk Grove Village Ridge Family Center For Learning
    Magnet School
    650 Ridge Ave
    Elk Grove Village , IL , 60007
    (847)593-4070
    Magnet School
    0.4  mi  |  344  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Elk Grove Village Grove Junior High School
    777 West Elk Grove Blvd
    Elk Grove Village , IL , 60007
    (847)593-4367
    0.5  mi  |  805  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Elk Grove Village Clearmont Elementary School
    280 Clearmont Dr
    Elk Grove Village , IL , 60007
    (847)593-4372
    0.6  mi  |  377  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Elk Grove Village Salt Creek Elementary School
    65 Jf Kennedy Blvd
    Elk Grove Village , IL , 60007
    (847)593-4375
    0.9  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Elk Grove Village Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Rupley Elementary School
    305 Oakton St
    Elk Grove Village , IL , 60007
    (847)593-4353
    1  mi  |  486  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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