Alton Middle School

2200 College Ave
Alton, IL 62002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Alton Middle School serves 1,408 students in grades 6-8.
Alton Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Alton Middle School's student population of 1,408 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

Alton Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alton Middle School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2747 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
32%
17%
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White
55%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlton CUSD 11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Alton Middle School is Mark Twain (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alton Mark Twain Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 31 students
    0.4 miles
    907 Milton Rd
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2063
    0.4 K-12 31
  • Alton East Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 467 students
    0.5 miles
    1035 Washington Ave
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2130
    0.5 3-5 467
  • Alton Lovejoy Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 247 students
    0.7 miles
    1043 Tremont St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2057
    0.7 K-2 247
  • Alton Eunice Smith Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 198 students
    1.3 miles
    2400 Henry St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2077
    1.3 K-2 198
  • Alton West Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 586 students
    2.2 miles
    1513 State St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2134
    2.2 2-5 586

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