Harry D Jacobs High School

Harry D Jacobs High School serves 2,244 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Harry D Jacobs High School operates within the Cusd 300 School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 2244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,244 students
Harry D Jacobs High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
Harry D Jacobs High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Harry D Jacobs High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Harry D Jacobs High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
4%
Harry D Jacobs High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
15%
23%
Harry D Jacobs High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
19%
Harry D Jacobs High School Black (1988-2012)
White
72%
50%
Harry D Jacobs High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harry D Jacobs High School Sch Ethnicity Harry D Jacobs 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.
0.46 0.95
Harry D Jacobs 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.
4%
23%
Harry D Jacobs 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.
13%
26%
Harry D Jacobs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,705 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Cusd 300 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
3
Number of Students Managed 20,705 949
Cusd 300 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
Cusd 300 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $225 MM $10 MM
Cusd 300 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $253 MM $10 MM
Cusd 300 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,242 $10,546
Cusd 300 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,637 $10,416
Cusd 300 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crystal Lake South High School (2.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Heineman Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Prairie Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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