Hickory Creek Middle School

22150 S Owens Rd
Frankfort, IL 60423
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 1%
Serving 905 students in grades 6-8, Hickory Creek Middle School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 905 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 1% in IL
  • : 70% (Top 5%)
  • : 84% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Hickory Creek Middle School's student population of 905 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
905 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Hickory Creek Middle School ranks within the top 1% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hickory Creek Middle School is 0.40, 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
This School
State Level (IL)
#23 out of 3663 schools
(Top 1%)
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70%
28%
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84%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hickory Creek 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
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
77%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.40
This chart display the diversity score of Hickory Creek 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
2%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
4%
27%
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hickory Creek Middle School's ranking?
Hickory Creek Middle School is ranked #23 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Hickory Creek Middle School often compared to?
Hickory Creek Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Butler Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Hickory Creek Middle School?
905 students attend Hickory Creek Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Hickory Creek Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hickory Creek Middle School?
Hickory Creek Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hickory Creek Middle School offer ?
Hickory Creek Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Hickory Creek Middle School part of?
Hickory Creek Middle School is part of Frankfort CCSD 157c School District.

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School Improvement Day and Last Day of School if the 5 Emergency Days are Not Used (District Calendar)
June 11, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 905 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 1%
  • : 70% (Top 5%)
  • : 84% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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