Charleston Middle School

  • Charleston Middle School serves 434 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (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 36% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Charleston Middle School's student population of 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charleston Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charleston Middle School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#1451 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
89%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Charleston Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.210.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Charleston Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston CUSD 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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