Larkin High School

1475 Larkin Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Larkin High School serves 2,079 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Larkin 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Larkin High School's student population of 2,079 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,079 students
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Total Classroom Teachers124 teachers
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School Comparison

Larkin High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Larkin High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2718 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
68%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
16%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.68
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Graduation Rate
78%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Larkin High School is Central School Program (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Abbott Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highland Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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