Galena Middle School

Tel: (815)402-2763
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Galena Middle School operates within the Galena Usd 120 School District.

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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
Galena Middle School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Galena Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Galena Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeGalena Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Galena Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
Galena Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
5%
Galena Middle School Asian Students (2002-2003)
Hispanic
15%
26%
Galena Middle School Black Students (1998-2016)
Black
1%
17%
Galena Middle School Black Students (2002-2016)
White
83%
49%
Galena Middle School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Galena Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsGalena Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.290.31
Galena Middle School Diversity Score (1998-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
47%
Galena Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
Galena Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Galena Middle School is Galena Usd 120 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Galena Usd 120 School District's student population of 837 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,458 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 27% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,718 is less than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameGalena Usd 120 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    3
    Number of Students Managed837803
    Galena Usd 120 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    36%
    District Total Revenue$11 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$10 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,458$13,105
    District Spending / Student$12,718$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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