Dekalb High School



Dekalb High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dekalb 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
9 497
10 439
11 411
12 401

Dekalb High School is a public high school of the Dekalb Community Unit School District 428 located in Dekalb, IL. It has 1,748 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dekalb High School is the 123rd largest public high school in Illinois and the 2,377th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,748
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,377th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 123rd out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 791st out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 181st out of 828

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Dekalb High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 901
(52%)
901
(52%)
 Female 847
(48%)
847
(48%)

Dekalb High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 996
(57%)
996
(57%)
 Hispanic 394
(23%)
394
(23%)
 Black 244
(14%)
244
(14%)
 Two or More 67
(4%)
67
(4%)
 Asian 27
(2%)
27
(2%)
 American Indian 17
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)

Dekalb High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 905
(52%)
905
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 843
(48%)
843
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dekalb High School is ranked 96th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dekalb High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Dekalb 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
2013 1629
2014 1641
2015 1748

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
2013 17.6
2014 17.6
2015 21.3

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
2013 0.4487415592388
2014 0.48689823278489
2015 0.48226544622426

Compare Dekalb High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
This School 48.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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