1400 Oakton St
Evanston, IL 60202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Chute Middle School serves 662 students in grades 6-8.
Chute Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 35% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Chute Middle School's student population of 662 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
662 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
56 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Chute Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Chute Middle School is 0.73, which is more 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
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1907 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
27%
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Black
33%
17%
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White
29%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   9/30/2014
My son's experience at Chute Middle School has been phenomenal. He struggled through elementary school and we were bracing ourselves when he entered 6th grade. His experience in middle school was totally different - he is actually enjoying school while being significantly more successful. This is in large part due to a school culture of teamwork and a problem-solving approach. In this school, No Child Left Behind actually means something rather than being a catchphrase handed down from on high by some pundit. Every child is valued, and every child is held accountable.
- Posted by Parent - miche

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 662 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73

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