Galena Middle School

  • Galena Middle School serves 251 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Galena Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Galena Middle School's student population of 251 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galena Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galena Middle School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
83%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Galena Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.290.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Galena Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalena Usd 120 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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