Elgin High School



Elgin High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Elgin 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
9 807
10 620
11 586
12 531

Elgin High School is a public high school of the School District U-46 located in Elgin, IL. It has 2,544 students in grades 9th through 12th. Elgin High School is the 43rd largest public high school in Illinois and the 592nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,544
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 140.69

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Elgin High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,277
(50%)
9,142
(51%)
 Female 1,267
(50%)
8,810
(49%)

Elgin High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,858
(73%)
9,082
(51%)
 White 313
(12%)
5,505
(31%)
 Black 144
(6%)
1,205
(7%)
 Asian 139
(5%)
1,476
(8%)
 Two or More 69
(3%)
578
(3%)
 American Indian 19
(1%)
101
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)

Elgin High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,594
(63%)
8,569
(48%)
 Not Eligible 662
(26%)
7,941
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 288
(11%)
1,442
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Elgin High School is ranked 15th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Elgin High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.0%) is significantly 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.

Elgin High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2225
2006 2137
2007 2068
2008 2256
2009 2334
2010 2367
2011 2378
2012 2439
2013 2440
2014 2468
2015 2544

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 19.8
2007 20.1
2008 17.9
2009 17.3
2010 19.5
2011 19
2012 17.2
2013 17.9
2014 17.1
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51280898876404
2006 0.55966307908283
2007 0.5889748549323
2008 0.6520390070922
2009 0.72793487574979
2010 0.73679763413604
2011 0.74053826745164
2012 0.77244772447724
2013 0.77459016393443
2014 0.7726904376013
2015 0.73977987421384

Compare Elgin High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 74.0%
 

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