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6/10
Southwestern Middle School
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in Illinois. Students here perform above average on state tests, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

7/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
English
42%
State avg: 37%
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Math
35%
State avg: 31%
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Academic progress

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Equity

5/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment

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Student demographics

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White
95%
Two or more races
2%
Black
1%
Hispanic
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 88%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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Neighborhood

Po Box 70
Piasa, IL 62079
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