Zion Central Middle School

  • Zion Central Middle School serves 568 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (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 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Zion Central Middle School's student population of 568 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 4300% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2768 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
48%
26%
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Black
41%
17%
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White
5%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Zion Central Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.600.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Zion Central Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameZion ESD 6 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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