Bernard W Flinn Middle School

  • Bernard W Flinn Middle School serves 848 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (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 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bernard W Flinn 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Bernard W Flinn Middle School's student population of 848 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students848 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bernard W Flinn Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bernard W Flinn Middle School is 0.72, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3344 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bernard W Flinn Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bernard W Flinn Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
32%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bernard W Flinn Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
25%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bernard W Flinn Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
34%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bernard W Flinn Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bernard W Flinn Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.720.67
This chart display the diversity score of Bernard W Flinn Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bernard W Flinn Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bernard W Flinn Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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