LARKIN HIGH SCHOOL

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1475 LARKIN AVE
ELGIN, IL 60123
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Phone: 847-888-5200
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 3
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: School District U-46
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 492
  • Number Students: 1968
  • Number Teachers: 200
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5718
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 515
  • Principal: Mr Jon Tuin
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (20 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (14 Reviews)
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    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-20
    "As a 2012 Graduate, I can honestly say that Larkin High is not as bad as people make it out to be. Dr. Tuin is a GREAT principle. He is involved unlike the former principle, be glad they cleaned out the former administration, because they were horrible! Dr. Tuin and Mrs Livengood can be seen around the school alot! As far as the deans, they get gutted out frequently! As a college student, I do feel prepared for everything that I am doing, but at Larkin if you want a quality education, you have to put in the work."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-01-14
    "Larkin keeps getting better every year. The new administration really has a handle on things. Fights have been reduced by close to 70% since the change in leadership. The teachers are very dedicated and caring. My daughter feels very safe at this school. I'm just sad that It's gotten a bad rap as has the city of Elgin. We are proud to be Royals living in Elgin."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-01-03
    "This is my daughter's second year at Larkin. I've met her teachers and her Principal on several occasions. Teachers are enthusiastic, knowledgeable, patient. They are always available for students that need extra help."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-06-03
    "the school is one of the best we should be proud to have this school in our area"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-02-03
    "I have nothing but good things to say about Larkin High School. Going to this school taught me more that just math, english, history, etc. I experienced many things that a lot of students don't ever get to experience. And there are many teachers at that school that have changed my life and helped me better prepare myself for college and the real world. The school has great history department and all the teachers deserve a 10. And Mrs. Wiess taught me things to this day I still remember when writing a paper. * It is not impossible to get to classes on time. * I feel lucky to have gone to larkin and met so many different kinds of people. Most people go to college and are shocked by the diversity. I got to college and was wished my college was more diversed like Larkin."
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