Freedom Middle School

3016 Ridgeland Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Freedom Middle School serves 658 students in grades 6-8.
Freedom Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Freedom Middle School's student population of 658 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Freedom Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Freedom 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
#2894 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
91%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
6%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerwyn South 100 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Freedom Middle School is J Sterling Morton East High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Heritage Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hiawatha Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Berwyn Hiawatha Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 395 students
    0.4 miles
    6539 26th St
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2327
    0.4 K-5 395
  • Berwyn Komensky Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 423 students
    0.5 miles
    2515 Cuyler Ave
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2342
    0.5 PK-5 423
  • Cicero Goodwin Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 690 students
    0.6 miles
    2625 S Austin Blvd
    Cicero, IL 60804
    (708) 652-5500
    0.6 PK-6 690
  • Berwyn Heritage Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 605 students
    0.6 miles
    6850 31st St
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 749-6110
    0.6 6-8 605
  • Berwyn Emerson Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 365 students
    0.7 miles
    6850 31st St
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2322
    0.7 K-5 365

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