South Elgin High School

South Elgin High School serves 2,743 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more 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%.

School Overview

The student population of 2743 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 147 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,743 students
South Elgin High School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % South Elgin High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 147 teachers
South Elgin High School Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade South Elgin High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
South Elgin High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
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 0.31
South Elgin High School Diversity Score (2006-2014)
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.
30%
47%
South Elgin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
4%
3%
South Elgin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,000 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,673 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name U-46 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 40,551 938
  U-46 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 88%
  U-46 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $456 MM $11 MM
  U-46 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $442 MM $11 MM
  U-46 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,000 $11,118
  U-46 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,673 $11,218
  U-46 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Central School Program (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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South ElginKenyon Woods Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 1039 students1515 Raymond St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)289-6685
    0.47-81039
  • South ElginClinton Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 458 students770 Mill St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)888-7045
    0.5KG-6458
  • South ElginWillard Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 378 students370 West Spring St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)888-5275
    1.1KG-6378
  • ElginGarfield Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 405 students420 May St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)888-5192
    1.7PK-6405
  • ElginHuff Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 672 students801 Hastings St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)888-5285
    1.7PK-6672

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