Hawthorn Middle School South

  • Hawthorn Middle School South serves 725 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Hawthorn Middle School South's student population of 725 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students725 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hawthorn Middle School South's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hawthorn Middle School South is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#287 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hawthorn Middle School South and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawthorn Middle School South and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
20%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hawthorn Middle School South and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
53%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hawthorn Middle School South.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.630.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawthorn Middle School South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawthorn Middle School South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawthorn CCSD 73 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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