Sycamore High School

Sycamore High School serves 1,174 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% 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 90% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 1174 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,174 students
Sycamore High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sycamore High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Sycamore High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sycamore High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less 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 16:1 18:1
Sycamore High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Sycamore High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
8%
25%
Sycamore High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
17%
Sycamore High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
83%
50%
Sycamore High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Sycamore High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sycamore High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.30 0.31
Sycamore High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
23%
47%
Sycamore High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
n/a
3%
Sycamore High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,724 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,511 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,843 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 50% over four years.
School District Name Sycamore Cusd 427 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,724 938
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 88%
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $11 MM
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $53 MM $11 MM
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,511 $11,118
Sycamore Cusd 427 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,843 $11,218
Sycamore Cusd 427 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 De Kalb High School (5.7 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 Grades Students
  • SycamoreWest Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 282 students240 Fair St
    SycamoreIL 60178
    (815)899-8199
    0.3PK-5282
  • SycamoreSouth Prairie Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 312 students820 Borden Ave
    SycamoreIL 60178
    (815)899-8299
    0.5KG-5312
  • SycamoreSoutheast Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 317 students718 South Locust St
    SycamoreIL 60178
    (815)899-8219
    0.9KG-5317
  • SycamoreNorth Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 275 students1680 Brickville Rd
    SycamoreIL 60178
    (815)899-8209
    1.8KG-5275
  • SycamoreSycamore Middle School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 912 students150 Maplewood Dr
    SycamoreIL 60178
    (815)899-8170
    1.86-8912

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