Sycamore High School

555 Spartan Trl,

Sycamore, IL, 60178-1659

Tel: (815)899-8160
Grades: 9-12

1,233 students

Sycamore High School serves 1,233 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Sycamore High School operates within the Sycamore Cusd 427 School District.
The school district's 98% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1233 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,233 students
Sycamore High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Sycamore High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sycamore High School Students 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 0.32 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 17:1 15:1
Sycamore High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Sycamore High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
9%
23%
Sycamore High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
19%
Sycamore High School Black (1988-2012)
White
82%
50%
Sycamore High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sycamore High School Sch Ethnicity Sycamore 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.
0.32 0.95
Sycamore 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.
6%
23%
Sycamore 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.
16%
26%
Sycamore High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,826 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Sycamore Cusd 427 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,826 775
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 98% 88%
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $48 MM n/a
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $68 MM n/a
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,794 $0
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,239 $0
Sycamore Cusd 427 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 Kec Area Vocational Center (4.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sycamore Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sycamore West Elementary School
    240 Fair St
    Sycamore , IL , 60178
    (815)899-8199
    0.3  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sycamore South Prairie Elementary School
    820 Borden Ave
    Sycamore , IL , 60178
    (815)899-8299
    0.5  mi  |  325  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sycamore Southeast Elementary School
    718 South Locust St
    Sycamore , IL , 60178
    (815)899-8219
    0.9  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Sycamore Sycamore Middle School
    150 Maplewood Dr
    Sycamore , IL , 60178
    (815)899-8170
    1.8  mi  |  851  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sycamore North Elementary School
    1680 Brickville Rd
    Sycamore , IL , 60178
    (815)899-8209
    1.8  mi  |  316  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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