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Elgin High School
  • Public
  • ELGIN, IL

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C minus
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Elgin High School is a public school located in ELGIN, IL. It has 2,571 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 22% in reading.

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Elgin High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
22%
Percent Proficient - Math
22%
Average Graduation Rate
78%
Average SAT
1100
369 responses
Average ACT
27
196 responses
AP Enrollment
23%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$69,041
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,069
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$186,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
64%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 47 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 47 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 114 responses
  • Homecoming week
    34%
  • Spirit Weeks and games with our Cross Town rivals
    15%
  • Football games!
    14%
  • Its such a rush playing against Larking HS
    13%
  • No preference
    8%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Prom
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,571
Free or Reduced Lunch
75%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 54 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 54 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 54 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,377
Teachers in First/Second Year
18%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 63 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 63 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 63 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$16,054 / year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 76 responses
28%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 76 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 76 responses

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