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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • 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
1226
Classroom Teachers
71

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

9

(10 is best)

Better than 83.8% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 33
Proficiency in Reading 47 34
Proficiency in Math 42 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.27
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.46
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 311 25.4%
Grade 10 281 22.9%
Grade 11 326 26.6%
Grade 12 308 25.1%
Total 1226 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.8% 85.2% 49.7%
Black 3.2% 3.2% 17.3%
Hispanic 9.9% 9.5% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 1.8% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.5% 22.3% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.5% 22.0% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.3% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,858 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 283.7 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.5% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.7% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.3% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 14.3% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,023 4,830,038
Single Parent Households With Children 10.2% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.5% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 40.2% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.0% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.9% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.0% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.1% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.8% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.1% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 5.1% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,339 $31,296,267 56.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,027 $3,854,331 7.0%
Staff $626 $2,349,378 4.3%
General Administration $413 $1,549,989 2.8%
School Administration $714 $2,679,642 4.9%
Operation $1,103 $4,139,559 7.5%
Transportation $542 $2,034,126 3.7%
Other $389 $1,459,917 2.6%
Total Support $4,815 $18,070,695 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,562 $5,862,186 10.6%
Total Expenditures $14,716 $55,229,148 100.0%
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%