Sandburg Middle School

  • Sandburg Middle School serves 689 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sandburg Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sandburg Middle School's student population of 689 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007, 2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sandburg Middle School 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 Sandburg Middle School is 0.39, 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#544 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
77%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmhurst 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    0.8 miles
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    (630) 834-4541
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  • Elmhurst Field Elementary School
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    1.1 miles
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  • Elmhurst Early Childhood
    Grades: PK | 299 students
    1.2 miles
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