Waukegan CUSD 60 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public middle schools serving 3,499 students in Waukegan CUSD 60 School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Illinois.
Public Middle Schools in Waukegan CUSD 60 School District have an average math proficiency score of 11% (versus the Illinois public middle school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 17% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Waukegan CUSD 60 School District are Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Daniel Webster Middle School and Jack Benny Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public middle school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Waukegan CUSD 60 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Waukegan CUSD 60 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,585 Schools
# Students
3,499 Students
653,452 Students
# Teachers
n/a
n/a
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Waukegan CUSD 60 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 759 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#824 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Waukegan CUSD 60  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waukegan CUSD 60  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waukegan CUSD 60  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(17-18)
72%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waukegan CUSD 60  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.35
0.71
# American Indian Students
29 Students
1,616 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
45 Students
31,807 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
2,786 Students
193,203 Students
% Hispanic Students
80%
30%
# Black Students
469 Students
142,881 Students
% Black Students
13%
22%
# White Students
103 Students
260,482 Students
% White Students
3%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
773 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
63 Students
22,690 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
14,633
# Students in K Grade:
-
27,391
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
29,310
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
29,103
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
30,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
32,859
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
41,991
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,153
116,708
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,164
146,993
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,182
149,312
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
9,428
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
9,013
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
8,306
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
8,134
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,619 is higher than the state median of $16,936. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,667 is higher than the state median of $16,134. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$298 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waukegan CUSD 60  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$270 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Waukegan CUSD 60  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,619
$16,936
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waukegan CUSD 60  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,667
$16,134
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waukegan CUSD 60  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Waukegan CUSD 60 School District Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 S Lewis Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2560
Grades: 6-8
| 782 students
Rank: #22.
Daniel Webster Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
930 New York St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2760
Grades: 6-8
| 611 students
Rank: #33.
Jack Benny Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Montesano Ave
Waukegan, IL 60087
(224) 303-2470
Grades: 6-8
| 619 students
Rank: #44.
Robert E Abbott Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1319 Washington St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2360
Grades: 6-8
| 725 students
Rank: #55.
Miguel Juarez Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 N Butrick St
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 303-2660
Grades: 6-8
| 762 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Waukegan CUSD 60 School District
  • 1201 N Sheridan Rd, Waukegan, IL, 60085-2081
  • (224) 303-1000
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,499 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Top 1% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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