Aplington Middle School

  • Aplington Middle School serves 137 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Aplington 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Aplington Middle School's student population of 137 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students137 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aplington 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 Aplington Middle School is 0.26, 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#2262 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
86%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aplington Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.260.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolo CUSD 222 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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