4460 Old Grand Ave
Gurnee, IL 60031
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Viking School serves 550 students in grades 6-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Viking School's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
550 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Viking School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2617 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
43%
27%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
22%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
17%
27%
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Viking School?

550 students attend Viking School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

43% of Viking School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Black, 22% of students are White, 7% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.

What grades does Viking School offer ?

Viking School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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