St Joseph Middle School

Po Box 409
Saint Joseph, IL 61873
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 367 students in grades 5-8, St Joseph Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 367 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 20% in IL
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • : 52% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

St Joseph Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

St Joseph Middle School's student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
367 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

St Joseph Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of St Joseph Middle School is 0.17, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#355 out of 3426 schools
(Top 20%)
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(20-21)
44%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St Joseph Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
52%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of St Joseph Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in St Joseph Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in St Joseph Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
91%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.17
This chart displays the diversity score of St Joseph Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in St Joseph Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in St Joseph Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St Joseph Middle School's ranking?
St Joseph Middle School is ranked #355 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend St Joseph Middle School?
367 students attend St Joseph Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of St Joseph Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of St Joseph Middle School?
St Joseph Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does St Joseph Middle School offer ?
St Joseph Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is St Joseph Middle School part of?
St Joseph Middle School is part of St Joseph CCSD 169 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 367 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • : 52% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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