Hernandez Middle School

  • Hernandez Middle School serves 1,045 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Hernandez Middle School's student population of 1,045 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,045 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hernandez Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hernandez Middle School is 0.04, which is less 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#2446 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Hispanic
98%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hernandez Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hernandez Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.040.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hernandez Middle School 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 Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hernandez Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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