West Central Middle School

Po Box 179
Stronghurst, IL 61480
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
West Central Middle School serves 154 students in grades 6-8.
West Central Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

West Central Middle School's student population of 154 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

West Central Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Central 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3113 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
White
94%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Central CUSD 235 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Central Middle School is West Central High School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Edward Stone Middle School (10.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Central Elementary School (7.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Biggsville West Central Early Childhood
    Grades: PK | 60 students
    4.4 miles
    1514 Us Route 34
    Biggsville, IL 61418
    (309) 627-2330
    4.4 PK 60
  • Biggsville West Central Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 333 students
    7.4 miles
    1514 Us Route 34
    Biggsville, IL 61418
    (309) 627-2339
    7.4 K-5 333
  • Biggsville West Central High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 241 students
    7.4 miles
    1514 Us Route 34
    Biggsville, IL 61418
    (309) 627-2377
    7.4 9-12 241
  • Burlington Edward Stone Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 441 students
    10.9 miles
    3000 Mason Rd.
    Burlington, IA 52601
    (319) 752-4393
    10.9 6-8 441
  • Burlington Black Hawk Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    11.0 miles
    2804 S 14th St
    Burlington, IA 52601
    (319) 753-5300
    11 PK-5 467

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