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 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
South Elgin High School operates within the U-46 School District.
U-46 School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 2743 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 147 teachers has grown by 11% 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 (2005-2014)
Students by Grade South Elgin High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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)
Asian
10%
4%
South Elgin High School Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
26%
25%
South Elgin High School Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
5%
17%
South Elgin High School Black Students (2006-2013)
White
57%
50%
South Elgin High School White Students (2006-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
South Elgin High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.60 0.31
South Elgin High School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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

U-46 School District's student population of 40,551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 79% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,000 in this district is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,673 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 88%
  U-46 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $456 MM $11 MM
  U-46 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $442 MM $11 MM
  U-46 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,000 $11,118
  U-46 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,673 $11,218
  U-46 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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
    Grades: 7-8 | 1039 students
    0.4 miles
    1515 Raymond St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)289-6685
    0.47-81039
  • South ElginClinton Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 458 students
    0.5 miles
    770 Mill St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)888-7045
    0.5KG-6458
  • South ElginWillard Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 378 students
    1.1 miles
    370 West Spring St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)888-5275
    1.1KG-6378
  • ElginGarfield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 405 students
    1.7 miles
    420 May St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)888-5192
    1.7PK-6405
  • ElginHuff Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 672 students
    1.7 miles
    801 Hastings St
    ElginIL 60120
    (847)888-5285
    1.7PK-6672

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