South Elgin High School

  • South Elgin High School serves 2,784 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • South Elgin High School operates within the U-46 School District.
  • U-46 School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2784 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 151 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,784 students
South Elgin High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %South Elgin High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers151 teachers
South Elgin High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeSouth Elgin High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
South Elgin High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
9%
5%
South Elgin High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
28%
25%
South Elgin High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
6%
17%
South Elgin High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
54%
49%
South Elgin High School White Students (2006-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
South Elgin High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Elgin 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.
0.620.67
South Elgin High School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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.
32%
52%
South Elgin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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%
South Elgin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • U-46 School District's student population of 40,210 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 79% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,301 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,965 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name U-46 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed40,210753
 U-46 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate80%88%
 U-46 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$456 MM$11 MM
 U-46 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$442 MM$11 MM
 U-46 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,301$11,118
 U-46 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,965$11,218
 U-46 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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  • South ElginClinton Elementary School
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    0.5 miles
    770 Mill St
    South ElginIL 60177
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  • South ElginWillard Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 366 students
    1.1 miles
    370 W Spring St
    South ElginIL 60177
    (847)888-5275
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    Grades: PK-6 | 424 students
    1.7 miles
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    1.7PK-6655

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