Mark W Bills Middle School

  • Mark W Bills Middle School serves 218 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Mark W Bills Middle School's student population of 218 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mark W Bills Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mark W Bills Middle School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2759 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
57%
17%
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White
23%
49%
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Two or more races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria SD 150 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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