Herget Middle School

1550 Deerpath Rd
Aurora, IL 60506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Herget Middle School serves 722 students in grades 6-8.
Herget 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Herget Middle School's student population of 722 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students722 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Herget Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Herget Middle School is 0.61, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2547 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
54%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
31%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora West USD 129 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Herget Middle School is Il Mathematics & Science Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jewel Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hall Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora Hall Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 564 students
    1.5 miles
    2001 Heather Dr
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052
    1.5 PK-5 564
  • Aurora Il Mathematics & Science Academy Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 10-12 | 627 students
    1.5 miles
    1500 Sullivan Rd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 907-5053
    1.5 10-12 627
  • Aurora Success Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 101 students
    1.9 miles
    1720 N Randall Rd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5050
    1.9 12 101
  • North Aurora Jewel Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 669 students
    2.0 miles
    1501 Waterford Rd
    North Aurora, IL 60542
    (630) 301-5052
    2 6-8 669
  • Aurora Washington Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 778 students
    2.1 miles
    231 S Constitution
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5017
    2.1 6-8 778

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