Sycamore High School

427 Spartan Trl
Sycamore, IL 60178
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Sycamore High School serves 1,221 students in grades 9-12.
Sycamore High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sycamore High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Sycamore High School's student population of 1,221 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

Sycamore High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Sycamore High School is 0.27, 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
#891 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
85%
48%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.68
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSycamore CUSD 427 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sycamore High School is Dekalb High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sycamore Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sycamore West Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 282 students
    0.3 miles
    240 Fair St
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8199
    0.3 K-5 282
  • Sycamore South Prairie Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 268 students
    0.5 miles
    820 Borden Ave
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8299
    0.5 PK-5 268
  • Sycamore Southeast Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 346 students
    0.9 miles
    718 S Locust St
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8219
    0.9 K-5 346
  • Sycamore North Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 280 students
    1.8 miles
    1680 Brickville Rd
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8209
    1.8 K-5 280
  • Sycamore Sycamore Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 854 students
    1.8 miles
    150 Maplewood Dr
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    (815) 899-8170
    1.8 6-8 854

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