River Trails Middle School

  • River Trails Middle School serves 475 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 51% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • River Trails 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

River Trails Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • River Trails Middle School's student population of 475 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River Trails Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 River Trails Middle School is 0.64, 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#841 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
17%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
53%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiver Trails 26 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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