C F Simmons Middle School

1130 Sheffer Rd
Aurora, IL 60505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
C F Simmons Middle School serves 990 students in grades 6-8.
C F Simmons 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

C F Simmons Middle School's student population of 990 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students990 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

C F Simmons Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 C F Simmons Middle School is 0.17, 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
#3222 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
91%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora East USD 131 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to C F Simmons Middle School is Hope D Wall Tmh Child Dev Center (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henry W Cowherd Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nicholas A Hermes Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora Nicholas A Hermes Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 665 students
    0.3 miles
    1000 Jungles Ave
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-8200
    0.3 K-5 665
  • Aurora Child Service Center Preschool
    Grades: PK | 138 students
    0.6 miles
    1480 Reckinger Rd
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-7590
    0.6 PK 138
  • Aurora Mabel O Donnell Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
    0.8 miles
    1640 Reckinger Rd
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-8300
    0.8 PK-5 395
  • Aurora Henry W Cowherd Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 950 students
    1.0 miles
    441 N Farnsworth Ave
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-5900
    1 6-8 950
  • Aurora Oak Park Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 573 students
    1.0 miles
    1200 Front St
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630) 299-8250
    1 PK-5 573

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