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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
1201

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.9% 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)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
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    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 313 26.1%
Grade 10 301 25.1%
Grade 11 294 24.5%
Grade 12 293 24.4%
Total 1201 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.7% 84.2% 49.0%
Black 3.5% 3.8% 17.2%
Hispanic 10.2% 9.8% 27.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.0% 1.8% 5.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,739 12,812,508
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 282.1 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.3% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.4% 33.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.4% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 14.3% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,116 4,884,061
Single Parent Households With Children 11.9% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.0% 89.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.1% 35.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.5% 16.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.7% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.9% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 16.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.4% 15.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.2% 12.1%
$15,000 or less 7.7% 9.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,621 $32,182,193 55.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,081 $4,035,373 6.9%
Staff $632 $2,359,256 4.0%
General Administration $345 $1,287,885 2.2%
School Administration $797 $2,975,201 5.1%
Operation $1,258 $4,696,114 8.1%
Transportation $615 $2,295,795 3.9%
Other $496 $1,851,568 3.2%
Total Support $5,224 $19,501,192 33.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,776 $6,629,808 11.4%
Total Expenditures $15,620 $58,309,460 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,029 $19,016,817,034 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,163 $2,204,523,870 6.0%
Staff $638 $1,210,407,942 3.3%
General Administration $631 $1,197,392,434 3.3%
School Administration $874 $1,656,939,355 4.5%
Operation $1,371 $2,600,014,237 7.1%
Transportation $768 $1,457,229,827 4.0%
Other $660 $1,251,815,989 3.4%
Total Support $6,106 $11,578,604,873 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,213 $6,092,052,816 16.6%
Total Expenditures $19,347 $36,687,573,523 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%