West Oak Middle School

  • West Oak Middle School serves 426 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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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 declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Oak Middle 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 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2254 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
63%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
26%
48%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDiamond Lake 76 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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