Daniel Wright Junior High School

  • Daniel Wright Junior High School serves 820 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Daniel Wright Junior High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Daniel Wright Junior High School's student population of 820 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010, 2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students820 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Daniel Wright Junior High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Daniel Wright Junior High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#23 out of 3679 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
43%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
55%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.520.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
46%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincolnshire-Prairieview SD 103 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    1.7 miles
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  • Lincolnshire Half Day School Magnet School
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    1.9 miles
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    (847)634-6463
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  • Lincolnshire Adlai E Stevenson High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4028 students
    2.5 miles
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  • Vernon Hills Vernon Hills High School Magnet School
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    2.5 miles
    145 Lakeview Pkwy
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