Carl Sandburg Middle School
Carl Sandburg Middle School serves 571 students in grades 6-8.
Carl Sandburg 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 571 students
- Minority Enrollment: 65%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: 31% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 38% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Carl Sandburg Middle School's student population of 571 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Carl Sandburg Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Carl Sandburg Middle School is 0.60, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1578 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
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