Whiteside Middle School

  • Whiteside Middle School serves 555 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Whiteside Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Whiteside Middle School's student population of 555 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students555 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whiteside Middle School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whiteside Middle School is 0.58, 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#1792 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
52%
17%
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White
35%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhiteside 115 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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