Chicago Heights Middle School

1020 Dixie Hwy
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 939 students in grades 6-8, Chicago Heights Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 939 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Chicago Heights Middle School's student population of 939 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
939 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
71 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Chicago Heights Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Chicago Heights Middle School is 0.50, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
#2519 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
9%
28%
24%
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
63%
27%
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Black
32%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chicago Heights Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
4%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chicago Heights Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Chicago Heights Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chicago Heights Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
0.50
This chart display the diversity score of Chicago Heights Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chicago Heights Middle School's ranking?
Chicago Heights Middle School is ranked #2519 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Chicago Heights Middle School?
939 students attend Chicago Heights Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Chicago Heights Middle School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chicago Heights Middle School?
Chicago Heights Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Chicago Heights Middle School offer ?
Chicago Heights Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Chicago Heights Middle School part of?
Chicago Heights Middle School is part of Chicago Heights SD 170 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 939 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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