Limestone Middle School

963 N 5000w Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Limestone Middle School serves 501 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Limestone Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Limestone Middle School's student population of 501 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Limestone Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Limestone Middle School is 0.08, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1002 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
96%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHerscher CUSD 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Limestone Middle School is Kankakee High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Avis Huff Student Support Service (5.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bonfield Grade School (4.2 miles away)
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