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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. Administration
    grade C
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade C+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Elgin High School is a public school located in ELGIN, IL. It has 2,834 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 14% of students are at least proficient in math and 15% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
15%
Percent Proficient - Math
14%
Average Graduation Rate
78%
Average SAT
1110
516 responses
Average ACT
28
128 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
$85,998
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,190
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$242,500
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
59%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 59 responses
Poll
61%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 59 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 149 responses
  • Homecoming week
    30%
  • Spirit Weeks and games with our Cross Town rivals
    14%
  • Football games!
    12%
  • Its such a rush playing against Larking HS
    12%
  • No preference
    7%
  • Prom
    7%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,834
Free or Reduced Lunch
75%
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 66 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 66 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 66 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,377
Teachers in First/Second Year
18%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 75 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 75 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 75 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
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 88 responses
28%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 88 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 88 responses

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