Litchfield Middle School

1701 N State St
Litchfield, IL 62056
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Litchfield Middle School serves 332 students in grades 6-8.
Litchfield Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) 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 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Litchfield Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Litchfield Middle School's student population of 332 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Litchfield Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Litchfield Middle School is 0.13, 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
#1551 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
93%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLitchfield CUSD 12 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Litchfield Middle School is Litchfield Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hillsboro Junior High School (9.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Madison Park Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Litchfield Litchfield Senior High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 395 students
    0.0 miles
    1705 N State St
    Litchfield, IL 62056
    (217) 324-3955
    0 9-12 395
  • Litchfield Madison Park Elementary School
    Grades: K-1 | 195 students
    0.6 miles
    800 N Chestnut St
    Litchfield, IL 62056
    (217) 324-2851
    0.6 K-1 195
  • Litchfield Russell Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 214 students
    0.7 miles
    705 N Jefferson St
    Litchfield, IL 62056
    (217) 324-4034
    0.7 4-5 214
  • Litchfield Litchfield Prekindergarten
    Grades: PK | 112 students
    1.2 miles
    601 S State St
    Litchfield, IL 62056
    (217) 324-3514
    1.2 PK 112
  • Litchfield J D Colt Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-3 | 180 students
    1.4 miles
    615 E Tyler Ave
    Litchfield, IL 62056
    (217) 324-3565
    1.4 2-3 180

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