Harvard High School

1103 North Jefferson St

Harvard, IL 60033-1757

Grades: 9-12

679 students

Harvard High School serves 679 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% 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 78% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 679 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 679 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 13:1 13:1
Hispanic
54%
24%
White
45%
50%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.51 0.30
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.
53%
45%
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
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,375 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,133 is less than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,127 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name Harvard Cusd 50 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,375 932
Graduation Rate 78% 88%
District Total Revenue $26 MM $10 MM
District Spending $28 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,133 $10,546
District Spending / Student $11,127 $10,416
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 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
    1200 North Jefferson St
    HarvardIL 60033
    (815)943-6464
    0.1 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 398 students                      
  • HarvardHarvard Junior High School
    1301 Garfield St
    HarvardIL 60033
    (815)943-6466
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 482 students                      
  • HarvardWashington Elementary School
    305 South Hutchinson St
    HarvardIL 60033
    (815)943-6367
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-KG | n/a students                      
  • HarvardCrosby Elementary School
    401 Hereley Dr
    HarvardIL 60033
    (815)943-4022
    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 816 students                      
  • WalworthBig Foot High School
    401 Devils Ln
    WalworthWI 53184
    (262)275-2116
    7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 532 students                      

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