U S Grant Middle School

  • U S Grant Middle School serves 577 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • U S Grant Middle School's student population of 577 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • U S Grant Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of U S Grant Middle School is 0.63, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3180 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of U S Grant 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of U S Grant 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
41%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in U S Grant Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in U S Grant Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in U S Grant Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.630.68
This chart display the diversity score of U S Grant Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in U S Grant Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield SD 186 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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