Wood Oaks Junior High School

1250 Sanders Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Wood Oaks Junior High School serves 429 students in grades 6-8.
Wood Oaks Junior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher 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 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wood Oaks Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Wood Oaks Junior High School's student population of 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Wood Oaks Junior High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Wood Oaks Junior High School is 0.36, 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
#63 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
79%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
5%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthbrook ESD 27 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wood Oaks Junior High School is Glenbrook North High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Field School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hickory Point Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Northbrook Hickory Point Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 383 students
    1.1 miles
    500 Laburnum Dr
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    (847) 498-3830
    1.1 PK-2 383
  • Glenview Henry Winkelman Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 579 students
    1.4 miles
    1919 Landwehr Rd
    Glenview, IL 60026
    (847) 729-5650
    1.4 PK-5 579
  • Northbrook Field School Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 286 students
    1.5 miles
    2055 Landwehr Rd
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    (847) 272-6884
    1.5 6-8 286
  • Wheeling Walt Whitman Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 500 students
    1.6 miles
    133 Wille Ave
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2795
    1.6 PK-5 500
  • Northbrook Shabonee School Math: 79% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 3-5 | 430 students
    1.7 miles
    1000 Pfingsten Rd
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    (847) 498-4970
    1.7 3-5 430

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