701 W Empire St
Freeport, IL 61032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Freeport Middle School serves 544 students in grades 7-8.
Freeport 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 544 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (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 544 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Freeport Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3427 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
30%
17%
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White
45%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Freeport Middle School's ranking?

Freeport Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Most diverse schools (Top 10%) and Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

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 7% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).

How many students attend Freeport Middle School?

544 students attend Freeport Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

45% of Freeport Middle School students are White, 30% of students are Black, 14% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

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 School District 145.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 544 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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