500 Acorn Ln
Mundelein, IL 60060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
West Oak Middle School serves 426 students in grades 5-8.
West Oak 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

West Oak Middle School's student population of 426 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

West Oak Middle 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 West Oak Middle School is 0.54, 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
#2208 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
62%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
27%
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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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 30%)

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