Herrin Middle School

  • Herrin Middle School serves 489 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (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 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Herrin 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Herrin Middle School's student population of 489 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Herrin Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Herrin Middle School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2084 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
88%
48%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Herrin Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.220.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Herrin Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHerrin CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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