Algonquin Middle School

  • Algonquin Middle School serves 680 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Algonquin Middle School's student population of 680 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Algonquin Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Algonquin Middle School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1693 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
56%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
33%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.570.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCCSD 62 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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