Benjamin Middle School

28w300 St Charles Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Benjamin Middle School serves 272 students in grades 5-8.
Benjamin Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Benjamin Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Benjamin Middle School's student population of 272 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Benjamin Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Benjamin Middle School is 0.47, 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
#453 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
71%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
5%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenjamin 25 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benjamin Middle School is Glenbard North High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jay Stream Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evergreen Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carol Stream Evergreen Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 342 students
    1.0 miles
    1041 Evergreen Dr
    Carol Stream, IL 60188
    (630) 876-7810
    1 PK-4 342
  • Carol Stream Heritage Lakes Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 365 students
    1.7 miles
    925 Woodhill Dr
    Carol Stream, IL 60188
    (630) 588-6200
    1.7 K-5 365
  • West Chicago Turner Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 389 students
    1.7 miles
    750 Ingalton Ave
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630) 293-6050
    1.7 K-5 389
  • Carol Stream Spring Trail Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 360 students
    1.9 miles
    1384 Spring Valley
    Carol Stream, IL 60188
    (630) 213-6230
    1.9 K-6 360
  • Carol Stream Glenbard North High School Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,203 students
    2.0 miles
    990 Kuhn Rd
    Carol Stream, IL 60188
    (630) 653-7000
    2 9-12 2,203

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