Blackhawk Middle School

250 S Church Rd
Bensenville, IL 60106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Blackhawk Middle School serves 691 students in grades 6-8.
Blackhawk Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 36% (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 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Blackhawk Middle School's student population of 691 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students691 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Blackhawk Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Blackhawk 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
#1588 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
69%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
23%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBensenville 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blackhawk Middle School is Fenton High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Churchville Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tioga Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bensenville Fenton High School Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,473 student
    0.4 miles
    1000 W Green St
    Bensenville, IL 60106
    (630) 860-6259
    0.4 9-12 1,473
  • Bensenville Tioga Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 849 students
    0.5 miles
    212 W Memorial Rd
    Bensenville, IL 60106
    (630) 766-2602
    0.5 PK-5 849
  • Bensenville Transition Learning Center Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 4 students
    0.6 miles
    6 S Addison St
    Bensenville, IL 60106
    (630) 980-3949
    0.6 12 4
  • Bensenville W A Johnson School Math: 21% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 679 students
    0.9 miles
    252 Ridgewood Ave
    Bensenville, IL 60106
    (630) 766-2605
    0.9 K-5 679
  • Wood Dale Oakbrook Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 300 students
    1.4 miles
    170 S Wood Dale Rd
    Wood Dale, IL 60191
    (630) 766-6336
    1.4 K-2 300

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