Southwood Middle School

18635 Lee St
Country Club Hills, IL 60478
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Southwood Middle School serves 451 students in grades 6-8.
Southwood Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Southwood Middle School's student population of 451 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Southwood Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Southwood Middle School is 0.13, 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
#3289 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
93%
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCountry Club Hills 160 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southwood Middle School is Hillcrest High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colin Powell Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zenon J Sykuta School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Country Club Hills Zenon J Sykuta School
    Grades: PK-2 | 343 students
    1.0 miles
    4301 180th St
    Country Club Hills, IL 60478
    (708) 957-6210
    1 PK-2 343
  • Flossmoor Flossmoor Hills Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    1.1 miles
    3721 Beech St
    Flossmoor, IL 60422
    (708) 647-7100
    1.1 PK-5 329
  • Country Club Hills Meadowview School Math: 13% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 390 students
    1.1 miles
    4701 179th St
    Country Club Hills, IL 60478
    (708) 957-6220
    1.1 3-5 390
  • Hazel Crest Chateaux School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
    1.7 miles
    3600 Chambord Ln
    Hazel Crest, IL 60429
    (708) 335-9776
    1.7 PK-5 303
  • Country Club Hills Hillcrest High School Math: 6% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,183 student
    1.8 miles
    17401 Pulaski Rd
    Country Club Hills, IL 60478
    (708) 799-7000
    1.8 9-12 1,183

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