Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
325 S Kenilworth Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
Phone
(708) 524-3050
District
OAK PARK ESD 97
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
906
Classroom Teachers
68

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

6

(10 is best)

Better than 51.6% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 30
Proficiency in Reading 37 33
Proficiency in Math 27 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 35 34
Proficiency in Reading 37 39
Proficiency in Math 32 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 32
Proficiency in Reading 32 35
Proficiency in Math 27.0 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.26
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.62
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 294 32.5%
Grade 7 305 33.7%
Grade 8 307 33.9%
Total 906 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 58.2% 61.2% 49.7%
Black 22.8% 19.9% 17.3%
Hispanic 14.3% 14.5% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.8% 4.4% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.4% 17.1% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.0% 16.0% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.4% 1.1% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 52,225 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 11,115.0 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.7% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.6% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.2% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 14.4% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 21,684 4,803,782
Single Parent Households With Children 8.3% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.4% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 69.7% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 29.4% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.6% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.4% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.6% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.6% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.5% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 9.9% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,812 $72,017,764 58.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,076 $6,560,372 5.4%
Staff $1,009 $6,151,873 5.0%
General Administration $408 $2,487,576 2.0%
School Administration $959 $5,847,023 4.8%
Operation $1,485 $9,054,045 7.4%
Transportation $628 $3,828,916 3.1%
Other $817 $4,981,249 4.1%
Total Support $6,382 $38,911,054 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,878 $11,450,166 9.4%
Total Expenditures $20,072 $122,378,984 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%