Streamwood High School

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Streamwood High School
701 West Schaumburg Road
Streamwood, Illinois, 60107
United States
Type Public secondary
Established 1978
School district Elgin School District U-46
Principal Terri Lozier
Faculty 143
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2,311
Campus Suburban
Color(s)      Black
Athletics conference Upstate Eight
Mascot Sabres

Streamwood High School, or SHS, is a public four-year high school located in Streamwood, Illinois, a north-west suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Elgin Area School District U46, which also includes Bartlett High School, Larkin High School, South Elgin High School, and Elgin High School. It is also the home of the World Languages and International Studies (WLIS) Academy.


In 2005, Streamwood had an average composite ACT score of 19.0, and graduated 87.9% of its senior class. The average class size is 28.925. Streamwood has not made Adequate Yearly Progress on the Prairie State Achievement Examinations, a statewide test part of the No Child Left Behind Act.[1] Streamwood is also home to the World Languages and International Studies academy. Students in the WLIS Academy can choose to learn either Spanish, Mandarin (Chinese), or Japanese, and during the summer between their Junior and Senior years have the opportunity to visit as a class Spain, China, or Japan, respectively.


Streamwood competes in the Upstate Eight Conference. Its nickname is the Sabres.


Student Government

  • Class Council
  • Principal's Student Advisory Board
  • Student Council
  • Student Advisory
  • Student Evaluation Board

Special Interest Groups

  • Anime Club
  • Art Club
  • Book Club
  • Born Brave Nation[2]
  • Breakdancing Club
  • Chess Club
  • Creative Writing Club
  • Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
  • German Club!
  • Current Affairs Club, CAC.
  • (HOME) Helpers of my Earth
  • Junior National Association of the Deaf
  • Mathletes
  • Multi Cultural Club(MCC)
  • National Honor Society
  • Photography Club
  • Peer Mediators
  • Scholastic Bowl
  • Sign Language Club
  • Social Activities Club
  • Student Opposed to Drugs and Alcohol (SODA)
  • Spanish Club


  • Yearbook
  • Sabre News Network

Fine Arts

  • Art Club
  • Acting
  • Band
  • Media Club
  • Choir[3]
  • Photography Club
  • Orchestra

Career Planning Clubs

  • CWT - Co-op Work Program
  • DECA
  • Future Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
  • Home Economics Related Occupations Club (HERO)
  • Future Teacher's Club
  • HOSA Club-Health Occupations
  • Office Education Association
  • Student Assistance Program

Athletic - Associated Clubs

  • ACE (Athletes Committed to Excellence)
  • Ski/Snowboard Club
  • Hockey Club (Co-op with Larkin High School)

Notable alumni[edit]

John Garcia, Class of 1982, ABC 7 News Anchor


  1. ^ Illinois School Report Card[dead link]
  2. ^ Daily Bulletin
  3. ^

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