Niles Central

  • Niles Central serves 28 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (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 <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 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%.

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School Overview

  • Niles Central's student population of 28 students has grown by 7% 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 3,679 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 5:1 has increased from 3:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Niles Central 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)#676 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)<50%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)<50%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio5:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
21%
26%
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Black
40%
17%
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White
36%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Niles Central and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Niles Central.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.670.67
This chart display the diversity score of Niles Central and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (16-17)≥50%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Niles Central and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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