Wilbur Trimpe Middle School

  • Wilbur Trimpe Middle School serves 563 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wilbur Trimpe Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Wilbur Trimpe Middle School's student population of 563 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilbur Trimpe 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wilbur Trimpe Middle School is 0.15, 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#2016 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
92%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.150.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBethalto CUSD 8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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