Harry D Jacobs High School

  • Harry D Jacobs High School serves 2,188 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Harry D Jacobs High School operates within the Cusd 300 School District.
  • Cusd 300 School District's 88% graduation rate is equal to the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2188 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 128 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,188 students
Harry D Jacobs High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Harry D Jacobs High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers128 teachers
Harry D Jacobs High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeHarry D Jacobs High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Harry D Jacobs High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
7%
5%
Harry D Jacobs High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
16%
25%
Harry D Jacobs High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
17%
Harry D Jacobs High School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
72%
49%
Harry D Jacobs High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Harry D Jacobs High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHarry D Jacobs High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL 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.
0.450.67
Harry D Jacobs High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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%
52%
Harry D Jacobs High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
3%
2%
Harry D Jacobs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cusd 300 School District's student population of 20,726 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,750 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,816 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCusd 300 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
3
Number of Students Managed20,726753
Cusd 300 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate88%88%
Cusd 300 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$244 MM$11 MM
Cusd 300 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$246 MM$11 MM
Cusd 300 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,750$11,118
Cusd 300 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,816$11,218
Cusd 300 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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