Coal City Middle School

500 S Carbon Hill Rd
Coal City, IL 60416
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 503 students in grades 6-8, Coal City Middle School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 5% in IL
  • : 50% (Top 10%)
  • : 67% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Coal City Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Coal City Middle School's student population of 503 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
503 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Coal City Middle School ranks within the top 5% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Coal City Middle School is 0.22, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#142 out of 3426 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Coal City Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
50%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Coal City Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
67%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Coal City Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Coal City Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Coal City Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Coal City Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
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17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Coal City Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
88%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Coal City 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
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Coal City 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 displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Coal City Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.22
This chart displays the diversity score of Coal City Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Coal City Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Coal City Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Coal City Middle School's ranking?
Coal City Middle School is ranked #142 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Coal City Middle School?
503 students attend Coal City Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Coal City Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Coal City Middle School?
Coal City Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Coal City Middle School offer ?
Coal City Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Coal City Middle School part of?
Coal City Middle School is part of Coal City CUSD 1 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 50% (Top 10%)
  • : 67% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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