De Kalb High School



De Kalb High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

De Kalb High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 409
10 510
11 373
12 377

De Kalb High School is a public high school of the Dekalb Community Unit School District 428 located in Dekalb, IL. It has 1,669 students in grades 9th through 12th. De Kalb High School is the 139th largest public high school in Illinois and the 2,573rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,669
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 149.93

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De Kalb High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 842
(50%)
842
(50%)
 Male 827
(50%)
827
(50%)

De Kalb High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,054
(63%)
1,054
(63%)
 Hispanic 325
(19%)
325
(19%)
 Black 190
(11%)
190
(11%)
 Two or More 62
(4%)
62
(4%)
 Asian 31
(2%)
31
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

De Kalb High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 937
(56%)
937
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 672
(40%)
672
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(4%)
60
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

De Kalb High School is ranked 119th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of De Kalb High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

De Kalb High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1660
2006 1700
2007 1681
2008 1661
2009 1612
2010 1654
2011 1723
2012 1669

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 19.5
2007 20.3
2008 17.9
2009 17.1
2010 17.8
2011 18.9
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24096385542169
2006 0.23941176470588
2007 0.26888756692445
2008 0.27152317880795
2009 0.3666253101737
2010 0.41233373639661
2011 0.42890307603018
2012 0.43858597962852

Compare De Kalb High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.9%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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