Niles Central

7700 Gross Point Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Niles Central serves 28 students in grades 9-12.
Niles Central placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Niles Central places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Niles Central's student population of 28 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students28 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Niles Central is ranked within the top 20% 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 Niles Central is 0.68, which is equal to 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
#693 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
21%
26%
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Black
39%
17%
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White
36%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.68
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
56%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNiles TWP HSD 219 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Niles Central is Niles West High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Junior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Edison Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Skokie Niles West High School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,435 students
    0.4 miles
    5701 Oakton St
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (847) 626-2510
    0.4 9-12 2,435
  • Morton Grove Thomas Edison Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 529 students
    0.8 miles
    8200 Gross Point Rd
    Morton Grove, IL 60053
    (847) 966-6210
    0.8 3-5 529
  • Skokie Lincoln Junior High School Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 538 students
    1.0 miles
    7839 Lincoln Ave
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (847) 676-3545
    1 6-8 538
  • Chicago Wildwood Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 494 students
    1.0 miles
    6950 N Hiawatha Ave
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 534-1188
    1 K-8 494
  • Skokie Fairview South Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 718 students
    1.1 miles
    7040 Laramie Ave
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (847) 929-1050
    1.1 K-8 718

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