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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • 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
2719
Classroom Teachers
154

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

7

(10 is best)

Better than 66.5% 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%
35%
34%
32%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
18
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 9 767 28.2%
Grade 10 712 26.2%
Grade 11 605 22.3%
Grade 12 635 23.4%
Total 2719 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 50.2% 26.6% 49.6%
Black 5.2% 6.2% 17.1%
Hispanic 32.8% 57.3% 27.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.3% 8.6% 5.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.4% 61.3% 48.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.3% 55.4% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.0% 5.8% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 233,462 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,817.4 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.2% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.4% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.0% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 12.8% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 77,634 4,846,134
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.8% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.2% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.4% 15.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.1% 16.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.3% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 16.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.5% 15.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.2% 12.7%
$15,000 or less 6.1% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,025 $309,379,000 53.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,053 $40,594,000 7.0%
Staff $434 $16,751,000 2.9%
General Administration $421 $16,240,000 2.8%
School Administration $803 $30,960,000 5.3%
Operation $828 $31,934,000 5.5%
Transportation $870 $33,526,000 5.8%
Other $570 $21,965,000 3.8%
Total Support $4,979 $191,970,000 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,039 $78,600,000 13.6%
Total Expenditures $15,043 $579,949,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,823 $19,082,390,000 53.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,139 $2,211,837,000 6.2%
Staff $594 $1,154,531,000 3.2%
General Administration $601 $1,167,885,000 3.3%
School Administration $852 $1,655,260,000 4.6%
Operation $1,301 $2,528,130,000 7.0%
Transportation $726 $1,410,959,000 3.9%
Other $604 $1,173,773,000 3.3%
Total Support $5,818 $11,302,375,000 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,834 $5,504,646,000 15.3%
Total Expenditures $18,475 $35,889,411,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%