Carl Sandburg Junior High School

  • Carl Sandburg Junior High School serves 490 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (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 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Carl Sandburg Junior High School's student population of 490 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carl Sandburg Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carl Sandburg Junior High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1507 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
42%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
44%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalatine CCSD 15 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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