Wheeling CCSD 21 School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 2,111 students in Wheeling CCSD 21 School District. The top ranked public middle schools in Wheeling CCSD 21 School District are Cooper Middle School, Jack London Middle School and Oliver W Holmes Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public middle schools in Wheeling CCSD 21 School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Illinois public middle school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 36% statewide average). This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public middle school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameWheeling CCSD 21 School District
School District Phone Number(847) 537-8270
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
# of Schools3 Schools1,481 Schools
# of Students2,111 Students683,362 Students
# of Teachers165 Teachers43,041 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1

District Comparison

Wheeling CCSD 21 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 760 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#395 out of 944 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wheeling CCSD 21  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wheeling CCSD 21  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wheeling CCSD 21  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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.590.70
# of American Indian Students26 Students1,793 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Students142 Students31,563 Students
% Asian Students
7%
5%
# of Hispanic Students1,125 Students200,728 Students
% Hispanic Students
53%
29%
# of Black Students39 Students151,191 Students
% Black Students
2%
22%
# of White Students740 Students277,175 Students
% White Students
35%
41%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students869 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students35 Students20,043 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 22,103
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 29,624
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 30,817
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 31,685
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 34,541
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 35,603
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 46,307
# of Students in 6th Grade:711120,211
# of Students in 7th Grade:699148,095
# of Students in 8th Grade:701149,688
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 9,419
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 8,879
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 8,348
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 8,041
# of Ungraded Students: - 1

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $22,196 is higher than the state median of $18,231. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,310 is higher than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$132 MM$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$127 MM$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$22,196$18,231
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$21,310$17,733
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Wheeling CCSD 21 School District Public Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cooper Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1050 Plum Grove Cir
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847) 520-2750

    Grades: 6-8 | 679 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Jack London Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 W Dundee Rd
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2745

    Grades: 6-8 | 678 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Oliver W Holmes Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    221 S Wolf Rd
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2790

    Grades: 6-8 | 754 students
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