Larkin High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1475 Larkin Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
Phone
(847) 888-5200
District
SD U-46
County
KANE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2093
Classroom Teachers
120

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

4

(10 is best)

Better than 36.3% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Larkin High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 18 33
Proficiency in Reading 19 34
Proficiency in Math 17 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.49
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.18
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 624 29.8%
Grade 10 517 24.7%
Grade 11 541 25.8%
Grade 12 411 19.6%
Total 2093 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 16.8% 28.7% 50.5%
Black 9.6% 6.6% 17.6%
Hispanic 69.8% 55.2% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.0% 8.6% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 1.0% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 74.3% 60.7% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 65.5% 52.1% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.9% 8.5% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 234,226 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,826.6 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.5% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.4% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 11.4% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 75,953 4,830,038
Single Parent Households With Children 9.3% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.2% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.8% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.1% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.6% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.9% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.4% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.6% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.1% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 6.4% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,749 $306,837,153 52.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $975 $38,607,075 6.6%
Staff $427 $16,907,919 2.9%
General Administration $405 $16,036,785 2.8%
School Administration $776 $30,727,272 5.3%
Operation $770 $30,489,690 5.2%
Transportation $864 $34,211,808 5.9%
Other $591 $23,401,827 4.0%
Total Support $4,808 $190,382,376 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,140 $84,737,580 14.6%
Total Expenditures $14,697 $581,957,109 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%