South Elgin High School

760 East Main St, South Elgin, IL 60177 | (847) 289-3760
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,568
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 760 E Main St, South Elgin, IL 60177
  • Principal or Admin: Melanie Miedel
School Operational Details
  • Magnet School
School District Details
  • Sd U-46 School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,408
  • Graduation Rate: 83.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 18.0
  • Enrolled Students: 41,263

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,568
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 141.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,305 (50.8%)
  • Females: 1,225 (47.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 122 (4.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 590 (23.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 712 (27.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Elgin High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.08%
Black1716.7%
Asian2168.4%
Hispanic54121.1%
White1,60062.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Elgin High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade74829.1%
10th Grade66826.0%
11th Grade62524.3%
12th Grade52720.5%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.6%
District:
94.1%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
88.7%
District:
86.7%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.8%
District:
2.6%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
0.3%
District:
2.1%
State:
0.5%
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.7%
District:
6.1%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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