Brooks Middle School

350 Blair Ln
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Brooks Middle School serves 1,138 students in grades 6-8.
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.
Brooks 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Brooks Middle School's student population of 1,138 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

Brooks 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 Brooks Middle School is 0.71, which is more 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
n/a
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
46%
26%
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Black
22%
17%
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White
18%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValley View CUSD 365u School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Brooks Middle School is Bolingbrook High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jane Addams Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak View Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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