Harry D Jacobs High School

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2601 Bunker Hill Dr

Algonquin, IL 60102

(847) 658-2500

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,443

Students Per Teacher: 14

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24 Parent Reviews for Harry D Jacobs High School

There are some good teachers here, but not enough of them to outweigh the rest of the problems. The school lacks communication to parents and students. The rules and expectations change at the drop of a hat without warning. And if the student doesn't fit their mold, they do not want to deal with them. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/24/13

Terrible if you love your child enroll else were this school is so bad tired of unprofessial teachers who do not teach...day after day pulling children out of class to be searched and by the way they can do that for no reason and they do..... they are all out of line there is more then just bad teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/26/12

I have a daughter that graduated from Jacobs and is now a sophmorein college. She took honors and AP classes and because of those competitive classes she got A's in those classes in college. The teachers do prepare the studentsl well for college and don't hand out easy As. My second child is now a junior ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/02/11

Teachers are terrible, district is terrible, there is nothing good at all about this school. Academically, they are extremely far behind. They have no control over the kids. I definitely recommend that you need to rethink sending your kid off to Jacobs; and move or send him/her to another school outside ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/28/11

This school has one of the worst sports programs available. The coaches constantly change and none of them have a passion for the sport they are coaching. They are only doing it for the extra $$. What ever happened to the days when children looked up to their coaches as a role model? Not at this school. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/06/11

Teache quality is poor at best. Jacobs goal is to be average.

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

I graduated from the 'excellent' class of 2006. One thing I can say about Jacobs is if you're an honors student, it's very competitive. However, I went to college expecting to be completely overwhelmed and instead it was a 'this is it?' type feeling...I was prepared amazingly well. I participated ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/21/09

Jacobs is a great school! I graduated in 2006 along side a superior senior class. A few of us were accepted into top ten universities including Harvard, Northwestern, and Berkeley. I went to Berkeley and will be graduating this May! Thanks Jacobs!

Posted by a student on 03/16/09

My son graduated from Jacobs and now my daughter is a freshman there. I love the school and teachers. Some teachers are very strict but with them you learn most. My kids have only good things to say about the school and all teachers.

Posted by a parent on 04/15/08

I go to jacobs and love it! teachers are excellent and always happy to help. There are many extra-curricular activities, and very nice people. I would hate to go to any other high school.

Posted by a student on 03/15/08

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Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Harry D Jacobs High School
Cusd 300
Illinois
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Algonquin schools — Harry D Jacobs High School is located at 2601 Bunker Hill Dr, Algonquin IL 60102. 2601 Bunker Hill Dr is in the 60102 ZIP code in Algonquin, IL The school district for Harry D Jacobs High School is the Cusd 300. Harry D Jacobs High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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