Macarthur Middle School

1310 N Wolf Rd
Berkeley, IL 60163
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Macarthur Middle School serves 430 students in grades 6-8.
Macarthur Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Macarthur Middle School's student population of 430 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Macarthur Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Macarthur Middle School is 0.54, 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
#3012 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
51%
26%
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Black
45%
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley 87 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Macarthur Middle School is Proviso West High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northlake Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunnyside Intermediate School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Berkeley Sunnyside Intermediate School Math: 12% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 437 students
    0.2 miles
    5412 St Charles Rd
    Berkeley, IL 60163
    (708) 449-3170
    0.2 3-5 437
  • Melrose Park Northlake Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 469 students
    0.7 miles
    202 S Lakewood Ave
    Melrose Park, IL 60164
    (708) 449-3195
    0.7 6-8 469
  • Bellwood Jefferson Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 393 students
    0.8 miles
    225 46th Ave
    Bellwood, IL 60104
    (708) 449-3165
    0.8 PK-2 393
  • Hillside Paec Academy Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 59 students
    0.8 miles
    607 N Hillside Ave
    Hillside, IL 60162
    (708) 236-5153
    0.8 Inquire with school 59
  • Melrose Park J W Riley Intermediate School Math: 9% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 456 students
    0.9 miles
    123 S Wolf Rd
    Melrose Park, IL 60164
    (708) 449-3180
    0.9 3-5 456

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