Wheeling CCSD 21 School District

999 W Dundee Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090-3986
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Wheeling CCSD 21 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 1,870 students in Wheeling CCSD 21 School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Illinois.
Public Middle Schools in Wheeling CCSD 21 School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Illinois public middle school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 31% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public middle school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,590 Schools
# Students
5,832 Students
632,761 Students
# Teachers
474 Teachers
47,090 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Wheeling CCSD 21 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#494 out of 926 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wheeling CCSD 21  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
25%
28%
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 2020-21 school year data.
20%
32%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.71
# American Indian Students
26 Students
1,516 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
639 Students
31,115 Students
% Asian Students
11%
5%
# Hispanic Students
2,962 Students
186,318 Students
% Hispanic Students
51%
29%
# Black Students
124 Students
137,386 Students
% Black Students
2%
22%
# White Students
1,882 Students
252,625 Students
% White Students
32%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
706 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
197 Students
23,065 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
340
18,027
# Students in K Grade:
613
27,326
# Students in 1st Grade:
593
28,160
# Students in 2nd Grade:
601
28,498
# Students in 3rd Grade:
603
28,667
# Students in 4th Grade:
629
30,284
# Students in 5th Grade:
583
40,414
# Students in 6th Grade:
574
111,547
# Students in 7th Grade:
649
140,906
# Students in 8th Grade:
647
145,715
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
9,004
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
8,329
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
8,055
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
7,829
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $26,028 is higher than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,114 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$152 MM
$41,381 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$147 MM
$39,976 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$26,028
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$25,114
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Wheeling CCSD 21 School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cooper Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1050 Plum Grove Cir
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 520-2750
Grades: 6-8
| 649 students
Rank: #22.
Jack London Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1001 W Dundee Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 520-2745
Grades: 6-8
| 569 students
Rank: #33.
Oliver W Holmes Middle School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
221 S Wolf Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 520-2790
Grades: 6-8
| 652 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 5,832 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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