735 Windsor Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Harlem Middle School serves 1,013 students in grades 7-8.
Harlem 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 1,013 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Harlem Middle School's student population of 1,013 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
1,013 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Harlem Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harlem Middle School is 0.49, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1986 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
70%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Harlem Middle School?

1,013 students attend Harlem Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

70% of Harlem Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What grades does Harlem Middle School offer ?

Harlem Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 1,013 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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