Daniel Wright Jr High School

1370 N Riverwoods Rd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 1%
Serving 734 students in grades 6-8, Daniel Wright Jr High School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 734 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : Top 1% in IL
  • : 77% (Top 1%)
  • : 71% (Top 5%)
  • : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Daniel Wright Jr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Daniel Wright Jr High School's student population of 734 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Daniel Wright Jr High School ranks within the top 1% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Daniel Wright Jr High School is 0.57, 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)
#26 out of 3426 schools
(Top 1%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Daniel Wright Jr High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
77%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Daniel Wright Jr High 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.
71%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Daniel Wright Jr High 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.
85%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
50%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Daniel Wright Jr High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Daniel Wright Jr High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
43%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.57
This chart displays the diversity score of Daniel Wright Jr High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Daniel Wright Jr High 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Daniel Wright Jr High School's ranking?
Daniel Wright Jr High School is ranked #26 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Daniel Wright Jr High School often compared to?
Daniel Wright Jr High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodlawn Middle School, Twin Groves Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Daniel Wright Jr High School?
734 students attend Daniel Wright Jr High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Daniel Wright Jr High School students are Asian, 43% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Daniel Wright Jr High School?
Daniel Wright Jr High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Daniel Wright Jr High School offer ?
Daniel Wright Jr High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Daniel Wright Jr High School part of?
Daniel Wright Jr High School is part of Lincolnshire-Prairieview SD 103 School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School for K-8 (Full Day)
August 21, 2024 (Wednesday)
Spring Break
March 24, 2025 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 734 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : Top 1%
  • : 77% (Top 1%)
  • : 71% (Top 5%)
  • : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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