Freeport Middle School

701 W Empire St
Freeport, IL 61032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 539 students in grades 7-8, Freeport Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Freeport Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Freeport Middle School's student population of 539 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Freeport Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Freeport Middle School is 0.68, which is equal to 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)
#3052 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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(20-21)
6%
28%
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10%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
27%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
48%
47%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Freeport Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Freeport Middle School's ranking?
Freeport Middle School is ranked #3052 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Freeport Middle School?
539 students attend Freeport Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Freeport Middle School students are White, 26% of students are Black, 13% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Freeport Middle School?
Freeport Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Freeport Middle School offer ?
Freeport Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Freeport Middle School part of?
Freeport Middle School is part of Freeport SD 145 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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