South Elgin High School

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South Elgin High School
South Elgin HS logo.png
760 E. Main Street
South Elgin, Illinois 60177
United States
Coordinates 42°0′3″N 88°17′1″W / 42.00083°N 88.28361°W / 42.00083; -88.28361Coordinates: 42°0′3″N 88°17′1″W / 42.00083°N 88.28361°W / 42.00083; -88.28361
Type Public secondary
Motto "Taking The Future By Storm"
Established 2005
School district Elgin Area School District U-46
Superintendent Kenneth Arndt[1]
Principal Brian Moran
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,850 (2017-2018))[2]
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Silver, Red, Navy Blue
Athletics conference Upstate Eight
Mascot Striker
Nickname Storm
Rival Bartlett High School
Newspaper The Doppler
Yearbook The Vortex
Academy BEACON (Broadcast Education and Communication Networks)

South Elgin High School (SEHS), opened August 24, 2005, is a four-year high school located in South Elgin, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Elgin Area School District U46. The school is located on property formerly owned by the Kenyon Brothers Dairy Farms.[3]

Student demographics[edit]

As of 2017, the school's student population was as follows:
50.8% White
6.1% Black
28.8% Hispanic
10% Asian
0.1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.5% Native American
3.6% multi-racial

33.6% Low-Income
3.5% Limited-English-Proficient
8.2% IEP
1.6% Homeless
8.5% Chronic Truancy Rate
88.8% Attendance Rate

The average class size in 2017 was 21.8 students. 77.6% of students enrolled in a college or university at 12 months. 358 seniors were enrolled in advanced coursework. [4]


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