Po Box 409
Saint Joseph, IL 61873
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
St Joseph Middle School serves 369 students in grades 5-8.
St Joseph Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

St Joseph Middle School's student population of 369 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

St Joseph Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of St Joseph Middle School is 0.12, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#621 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
94%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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