Carthage Middle School

Carthage Middle School serves 175 students in grades 5-8.
Carthage Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher 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 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Carthage Middle School's student population of 175 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students175 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Carthage Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Carthage Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Carthage Middle School is 0.08, 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
#962 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
96%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarthage ESD 317 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carthage Middle School is Royals Academy Carthage (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamilton Jr/sr High School (11.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carthage Primary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carthage Carthage Primary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 261 students
    0.0 miles
    210 S Adams St
    Carthage, IL 62321
    (217) 357-9202
    0 PK-4 261
  • Carthage Royals Academy Carthage Alternative School
    Grades: 9-11 | 6 students
    0.2 miles
    553 Main St
    Carthage, IL 62321
    (309) 575-3226
    0.2 9-11 6
  • Carthage Royals Rssp Carthage Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 3 students
    0.2 miles
    553 Main St
    Carthage, IL 62321
    (309) 575-3226
    0.2 9-12 3
  • Carthage Illini West High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 332 students
    0.7 miles
    600 Miller St
    Carthage, IL 62321
    (217) 357-9607
    0.7 9-12 332
  • Hamilton Hamilton Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 350 students
    10.4 miles
    1830 Broadway St
    Hamilton, IL 62341
    (866) 332-3880
    10.4 PK-6 350

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