About Jacobs High School

    • Jacobs High School is directly aligned to District 300’s central mission: to ensure all students are college or career ready upon graduation. 

      Jacobs High School is located in Algonquin, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb in southern McHenry County. Our school is approximately 7 miles north of the Interstate 90 and Randall Road interchange. Algonquin has a population of 30,947, according to the United States Census. 

      Jacobs serves 2,175 students from the communities of Algonquin, Carpentersville, Lake in the Hills, and West Dundee. Our primary feeder pattern schools include Westfield Community School in Algonquin and Dundee Middle School in West Dundee. We celebrate our diverse student population: 

       

      Total Enrollment 2088 Caucasian 66.2% African American 3.2% Hispanic 18.9% Asian 8% American Indian 0.1%

      Pacific Islander 0.1%  2+ races 3.5% Low Income 21.7% Disabilities 12.1% English Learners 2.6% Homeless 0.3%

       

      Jacobs is part of District 300, the 6th largest school district in Illinois based on student enrollment. District 300 serves over 23,000 students and covers 118 square miles in northern Illinois. The district includes 15 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 3 high schools, 1 kindergarten through 8th grade school, 1 early childhood center, and 1 alternative school.

Fast Facts

      • Mascot: Golden Eagle
      • School Colors: Gold and Brown
      • Year Built: 1976
      • Number of Students who earned early college coursework: 684
      • Number of Graduates (class of 2017): 488
      • Graduation Rate: 91 %
      • Scholarship Money Earned (class of 2017): $8.5 million

Maps and Directions

    • Directions:

      2601 Bunker Hill Drive, Algonquin, Illinois 60102

      From the intersection of Randall Road and Huntley-Algonquin Road (Route 62); go south on Randall Road one-half mile to entrance of the school.