Sycamore 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
427 Spartan Trl
Sycamore, IL 60178
Phone
(815) 899-8160
District
SYCAMORE CUSD 427
County
DEKALB COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1205
Classroom Teachers
71

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

9

(10 is best)

Better than 87.0% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
48%
33%
49%
34%
46%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 302 25.1%
Grade 10 301 25.0%
Grade 11 273 22.7%
Grade 12 329 27.3%
Total 1205 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.8% 85.6% 49.6%
Black 3.2% 3.3% 17.1%
Hispanic 9.8% 9.0% 27.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.9% 1.8% 5.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.3% 21.0% 48.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.4% 18.5% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 2.5% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,672 12,812,508
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 281.3 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.8% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.7% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.9% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.0% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 14.6% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,988 4,899,937
Single Parent Households With Children 12.3% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.1% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 39.9% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.1% 15.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.4% 16.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.6% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.6% 16.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.8% 15.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.3% 12.7%
$15,000 or less 5.1% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,498 $31,552,000 56.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,031 $3,829,000 6.8%
Staff $597 $2,217,000 4.0%
General Administration $431 $1,601,000 2.9%
School Administration $787 $2,922,000 5.2%
Operation $1,237 $4,593,000 8.2%
Transportation $576 $2,137,000 3.8%
Other $365 $1,356,000 2.4%
Total Support $5,024 $18,655,000 33.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,535 $5,699,000 10.2%
Total Expenditures $15,057 $55,906,000 100.0%
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%