17303 Central Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Arbor Park Middle School serves 625 students in grades 5-8.
Arbor Park 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Arbor Park Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Arbor Park Middle School's student population of 625 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Arbor Park Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Arbor Park Middle School is 0.67, 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 Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2037 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
26%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
51%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 10%)

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