Nichols Middle School

  • Nichols Middle School serves 725 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Nichols 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Nichols Middle School's student population of 725 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students725 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nichols Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nichols Middle School is 0.67, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1005 out of 3679 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
26%
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Black
18%
17%
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White
51%
48%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nichols Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.670.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvanston CCSD 65 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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