Harvard High School

  • Harvard High School serves 670 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Harvard High School operates within the Harvard Cusd 50 School District.
  • Harvard Cusd 50 School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 670 students
Harvard High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Harvard High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Harvard High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Harvard High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Harvard High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Harvard High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
59%
25%
Harvard High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
17%
Harvard High School Black Students (1995-2013)
White
39%
49%
Harvard High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Harvard High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Harvard High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Harvard 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.
0.50 0.67
Harvard 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.
59%
52%
Harvard High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
n/a
2%
Harvard High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Harvard Cusd 50 School District's student population of 2,474 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,177 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,001 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Harvard Cusd 50 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,474 753
Harvard Cusd 50 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 88%
Harvard Cusd 50 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $12 MM
Harvard Cusd 50 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $35 MM $11 MM
Harvard Cusd 50 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,177 $16,005
Harvard Cusd 50 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,001 $14,988
Harvard Cusd 50 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    0.2 miles
    1301 Garfield St
    HarvardIL 60033
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    Grades: PK-KG | 89 students
    0.8 miles
    305 S Hutchinson St
    HarvardIL 60033
    (815)943-6367
    0.8PK-KG89
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    Grades: KG-3 | 786 students
    1.8 miles
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    (815)943-4022
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