South Elgin High School



South Elgin High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South 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
9 704
10 740
11 702
12 619

South Elgin High School is a public high school of the School District U-46 located in South Elgin, IL. It has 2,765 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Elgin High School is the 32nd largest public high school in Illinois and the 402nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,765
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 146.97

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South Elgin High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,398
(51%)
9,142
(51%)
 Female 1,367
(49%)
8,810
(49%)

South Elgin High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,445
(52%)
5,505
(31%)
 Hispanic 780
(28%)
9,082
(51%)
 Asian 262
(9%)
1,476
(8%)
 Black 162
(6%)
1,205
(7%)
 Two or More 104
(4%)
578
(3%)
 American Indian 11
(0%)
101
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

South Elgin High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,884
(68%)
7,941
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 722
(26%)
8,569
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 159
(6%)
1,442
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Elgin High School is ranked 87th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Elgin High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.9%) is lower than the state average of 46.4%. 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.

South Elgin High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 951
2006 1546
2007 2145
2008 2414
2009 2530
2010 2718
2011 2682
2012 2672
2013 2739
2014 2784
2015 2765

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 19.8
2007 22.1
2008 18.5
2009 17.9
2010 20.5
2011 19.4
2012 17.4
2013 18.7
2014 18.5
2015 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23238696109359
2006 0.2509702457956
2007 0.22470862470862
2008 0.25932062966031
2009 0.28142292490119
2010 0.28366445916115
2011 0.28523489932886
2012 0.34206586826347
2013 0.34538152610442
2014 0.35811781609195
2015 0.31862567811935

Compare South Elgin High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.9%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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