Deer Path Middle School West

  • Deer Path Middle School West serves 459 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Deer Path Middle School West placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Deer Path Middle School West places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Deer Path Middle School West's student population of 459 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Deer Path Middle School West is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Deer Path Middle School West 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#122 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
88%
48%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Deer Path Middle School West. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.220.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
47%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Forest 67 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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