Wilmette SD 39 School District

615 Locust Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091-2237
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Wilmette SD 39 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 818 students in Wilmette SD 39 School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public middle schools in Illinois.
Public Middle School in Wilmette SD 39 School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Illinois public middle school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 31% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle school in Wilmette SD 39 School District is Wilmette Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Illinois public middle school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,590 Schools
# Students
3,394 Students
632,761 Students
# Teachers
286 Teachers
47,090 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Wilmette SD 39 School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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)
#36 out of 926 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wilmette SD 39  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
59%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilmette SD 39  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.
58%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilmette SD 39  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:

0.43
0.71
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,516 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
317 Students
31,115 Students
% Asian Students
9%
5%
# Hispanic Students
213 Students
186,318 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
29%
# Black Students
27 Students
137,386 Students
% Black Students
1%
22%
# White Students
2,534 Students
252,625 Students
% White Students
75%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
706 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
303 Students
23,065 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
70
18,027
# Students in K Grade:
304
27,326
# Students in 1st Grade:
346
28,160
# Students in 2nd Grade:
355
28,498
# Students in 3rd Grade:
359
28,667
# Students in 4th Grade:
378
30,284
# Students in 5th Grade:
381
40,414
# Students in 6th Grade:
382
111,547
# Students in 7th Grade:
415
140,906
# Students in 8th Grade:
404
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 $23,813 is higher than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,979 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$81 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wilmette SD 39  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
$85 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Wilmette SD 39  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
$23,813
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wilmette SD 39  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
$24,979
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wilmette SD 39  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 Wilmette SD 39 School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wilmette Junior High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
620 Locust Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 512-6600
Grades: 7-8
| 818 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 3,394 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 5% in IL
  • : 59% (Top 5%)
  • : 58% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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