Elgin High School

  • Elgin High School serves 2,582 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Elgin High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Elgin High School's student population of 2,582 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,582 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Elgin High School
Total Classroom Teachers140 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Elgin High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Elgin High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elgin High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2664 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Elgin High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elgin High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
75%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Elgin High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Elgin High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
10%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Elgin High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elgin High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.420.67
This chart display the diversity score of Elgin High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Elgin High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Elgin High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elgin High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District U-46 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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