Waukegan High School



Waukegan High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waukegan 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 1169
10 1158
11 1069
12 977

Waukegan High School is a public high school of the Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 located in Waukegan, IL. It has 4,373 students in grades 9th through 12th. Waukegan High School is the 4th largest public high school in Illinois and the 24th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 4,373
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 301.12

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Waukegan High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 2,221
(51%)
2,221
(51%)
 Female 2,152
(49%)
2,152
(49%)

Waukegan High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 3,229
(74%)
3,229
(74%)
 Black 720
(16%)
720
(16%)
 White 251
(6%)
251
(6%)
 Asian 75
(2%)
75
(2%)
 Two or More 64
(1%)
64
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 23
(1%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 11
(0%)
11
(0%)

Waukegan High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Not Eligible N/A 4,373
(100%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Waukegan High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2791
2006 4158
2007 4251
2008 4261
2009 4208
2010 4277
2011 4293
2012 4373

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 20
2007 21.7
2008 16.6
2009 14.9
2010 15.2
2011 15.1
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56610533858832
2006 0.65319865319865
2007 0.49235474006116
2008 0.54494250176015
2009 0.62072243346008
2010 0.59504325461772
2011 0.66480316794782
2012

Compare Waukegan High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School N/A
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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