East Prairie Middle School

  • East Prairie Middle School serves 271 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • East Prairie Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

East Prairie Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • East Prairie Middle School's student population of 271 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Prairie Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of East Prairie Middle School is 0.17, 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 Testing Rank#1256 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
91%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscola CUSD 301 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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