About South Elgin High School

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    South Elgin High School
    760 E. Main Street, South Elgin, IL 60177

    South Elgin High School opened its doors to students for the first time on August 24, 2005 with freshman and sophomore classes. The first graduating class was the Class of 2008.

    SEHS is located on the eastern edge of South Elgin on property formerly owned by the Kenyon Brothers Dairy Farms which is adjacent to Kenyon Woods Middle School.


    Empowering students to become resilient learners to create a more equitable and inclusive society.


    We are committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment that promotes opportunities for all students to pursue their passions and embark on pathways that allow them to develop their full potential.

    Belief Statements:

    Standards Based Learning & Assessment:

    • We will ensure that every student, from every culture, background, and demographic, has access to standards-based core instruction that is differentiated, that uses their strengths. and in which formative assesments support student growth.

    Social & Emotional Wellness:

    • We will ensure a safe and welcoming environment for all students through developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate practices.

    Family & Community Engagement:

    • We will welcome, empower, and recognize every family, from every culture, background, and demographic, as essential partners in their child's education, school planning, and decision making.
    • We will include and consider the input of government agencies, non-profit organizations, businesses and the community in general to ensure equity of programs to every student, from every culture, background, and demographic. 

    Phone: (847) 289-3760
    Attendance: (847) 289-3760, ext. 3365
    Fax: (847) 888-7014

    Principal: Dr. Kurt Johansen

    Grades: 9-12
    Enrollment: 2,850
    School Hours: 7:40 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. 
    Mascot: Storm
    School Colors: Red, Navy, Silver