Viking School

  • Viking School serves 556 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Viking 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Viking School's student population of 556 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students556 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Viking School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Viking School is 0.71, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#2638 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
44%
26%
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Black
21%
17%
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White
23%
48%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.710.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
47%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGurnee 56 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Gurnee River Trail School
    Grades: K-8 | 499 students
    0.3 miles
    333 N Oplaine Rd
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    (847)249-6253
    0.3 K-8 499
  • Wadsworth Prairie Trail School
    Grades: 3-5 | 513 students
    0.5 miles
    13600 W Wadsworth Rd
    Wadsworth, IL 60083
    (847)623-4333
    0.5 3-5 513
  • Gurnee Spaulding Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 493 students
    1.6 miles
    2000 Belle Plaine Av
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    (847)662-3701
    1.6 PK-2 493
  • Waukegan Glenwood Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 745 students
    2.5 miles
    2500 Northmoor Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224)303-2010
    2.5 K-5 745
  • Waukegan Waukegan High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4,609 students
    2.6 miles
    2325 Brookside Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224)303-3000
    2.6 9-12 4,609

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