South Elgin 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
760 E Main St
South Elgin, IL 60177
Phone
(847) 289-3760
District
SD U-46
County
KANE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2666
Classroom Teachers
141

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

7

(10 is best)

Better than 65.0% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

South Elgin High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

40 30 20 10 0
34%
33%
34%
34%
34%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
17
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 760 28.5%
Grade 10 664 24.9%
Grade 11 592 22.2%
Grade 12 650 24.4%
Total 2666 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 51.8% 27.0% 49.7%
Black 5.1% 6.4% 17.3%
Hispanic 30.9% 56.8% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.6% 8.7% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 1.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 32.7% 60.7% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.7% 54.2% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.1% 6.4% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 233,963 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,823.4 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.2% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.2% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.9% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 12.0% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 76,696 4,846,134
Single Parent Households With Children 9.2% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.1% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.9% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.3% 15.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.6% 16.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.7% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.9% 16.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.0% 15.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.8% 12.7%
$15,000 or less 5.7% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,810 $345,572,250 54.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,194 $46,834,650 7.4%
Staff $475 $18,631,875 2.9%
General Administration $457 $17,925,825 2.8%
School Administration $904 $35,459,400 5.6%
Operation $828 $32,478,300 5.1%
Transportation $919 $36,047,775 5.7%
Other $601 $23,574,225 3.7%
Total Support $5,378 $210,952,050 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,046 $80,254,350 12.6%
Total Expenditures $16,234 $636,778,650 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%