Shepherd Middle School

  • Shepherd Middle School serves 413 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shepherd Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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).

School Overview

  • Shepherd Middle School's student population of 413 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shepherd Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Shepherd 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#1821 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
77%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOttawa ESD 141 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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