Elgin High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
16.8
Math Proficiency
2.5
Reading Proficiency
2.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,378 Students
  • 125 Teachers

Elgin High School
1200 MAROON DR
ELGIN, IL 60120

Phone: (847) 888-5100

District: Illinois School District U-46

Overview

At Elgin High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Elgin High School is 23 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 83 percent. Elgin High School is 1 of 7 high schools in the Illinois School District U-46.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,378
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 83%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 74%
Full-Time Teachers 125

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 40%
Proficient in Math 49%
College Readiness Index 16.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 7
Total Students 12,092
Proficient in Reading (district average) 45%
Proficient in Math (district average) 50%
College Readiness (district average) 17.2

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Nearby Schools

Elgin High School is 1 of 7 schools in the Illinois School District U-46.

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