Herrick Middle School

4335 Middaugh Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 662 students in grades 7-8, Herrick Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 662 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 10% in IL
  • : <50% (Top 10%)
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Herrick Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Herrick Middle School's student population of 662 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
662 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Herrick Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Herrick Middle School is 0.37, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
#237 out of 3663 schools
(Top 10%)
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<50%
28%
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<50%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Herrick Middle School 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
79%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.37
This chart display the diversity score of Herrick Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Herrick Middle School's ranking?
Herrick Middle School is ranked #237 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Herrick Middle School often compared to?
Herrick Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like O Neill Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Herrick Middle School?
662 students attend Herrick Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Herrick Middle School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Herrick Middle School?
Herrick Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Herrick Middle School offer ?
Herrick Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Herrick Middle School part of?
Herrick Middle School is part of Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of School (if no emergency days are used)
May 29, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last day of Student Attendance
May 29, 2024 (Wednesday)
First day of School
August 16, 2024 (Friday)

School Reviews

5   11/11/2013
we are grandparents of Dylan Schlorf. We attended the Fall Concert tonight in the gymnasium and our grandson is in the School Choir. We want to thank Ms. Grecco for the great choice of music which was performed by the students. It is a pleasure to hear patriotic songs and the Americana Jubilee was so entertaining and sung so well by the students. Madeline and Jolly Brown
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 662 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 10%
  • : <50% (Top 10%)
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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