About Jacobs High School

  • Jacobs High School is directly aligned to District 300’s central mission: to provide engaging and inclusive educational experiences that empower and equip all students to discover, innovate, and succeed now and in the future. 

    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.

    Our primary feeder pattern schools are Lake in the Hills Elementary, Liberty Elementary, Lincoln Prairie Elementary, Neubert Elementary, Westfield Community School, and Dundee Middle School. To view your residence's feeder pattern, please visit our Attendance Boundaries/Zones webpage at https://www.d300.org/AttendanceBoundariesZones and enter your address using MySchool Locator.

    In the 2022-2023 school year, Jacobs served 2,115 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 2115 Caucasian 58.1% African American 4.3% Hispanic 24.3% Asian 9.1% American Indian 0.2% Pacific Islander 0.2%

    2+ races 3.8% Low Income 26.3% Disabilities 11.6% English Learners 6.4% Homeless 1%


    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 17 elementary schools, 4 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 Graduates (class of 2019): 533
    • Scholarship Money Earned (class of 2019): $10.9 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.