Chiddix Junior High School

300 S Walnut St
Normal, IL 61761
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Chiddix Junior High School serves 690 students in grades 6-8.
Chiddix Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Chiddix Junior High School's student population of 690 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students690 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Rankings

Chiddix Junior High 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 Chiddix Junior High School is 0.54, 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
#1303 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
66%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMclean County USD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chiddix Junior High School is Eugene Field School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Metcalf School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colene Hoose Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Normal Colene Hoose Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
    0.4 miles
    600 Grandview Dr
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4414
    0.4 K-5 499
  • Normal Eugene Field School
    Grades: 9-12 | 51 students
    0.4 miles
    412 E Cypress St
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4440
    0.4 9-12 51
  • Normal Glenn Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 276 students
    0.7 miles
    306 Glenn Ave
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4418
    0.7 K-5 276
  • Normal Thomas Metcalf School Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 427 students
    0.7 miles
    Isu Campus Box 7000
    Normal, IL 61790
    (309) 438-7621
    0.7 PK-8 427
  • Normal Kingsley Junior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 844 students
    0.9 miles
    303 Kingsley St
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4407
    0.9 6-8 844

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