Zadok Casey Middle School

1829 Broadway St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Zadok Casey Middle School serves 399 students in grades 6-8.
Zadok Casey 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 25% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Zadok Casey Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Zadok Casey Middle School's student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Zadok Casey 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 diversity score of Zadok Casey Middle School is 0.60, 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
#2778 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
57%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
34%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Vernon 80 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Zadok Casey Middle School is Mount Vernon High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bethel Grade School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr Nick Osborne Primary Center (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Oakland Education Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 16 students
    0.6 miles
    1722 Oakland Ave
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-5720
    0.6 Inquire with school 16
  • Mount Vernon Mount Vernon High School Math: 14% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,151 student
    0.7 miles
    11101 N Wells Bypass
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 246-1750
    0.7 9-12 1,151
  • Mount Vernon Dr Nick Osborne Primary Center Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 657 students
    0.8 miles
    401 N 30th St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-8068
    0.8 K-3 657
  • Mount Vernon Dr Andy Hall Early Education Center
    Grades: PK | 331 students
    0.9 miles
    301 S 17th St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-8087
    0.9 PK 331
  • Mount Vernon J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Math: 8% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 217 students
    1.2 miles
    623 S 34th St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-8064
    1.2 4-5 217

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