Sycamore Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

School Overview

Address
150 Maplewood Dr
Sycamore, IL 60178
Phone
(815) 899-8170
District
SYCAMORE CUSD 427
County
DEKALB COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
870
Classroom Teachers
60

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

6

(10 is best)

Better than 58.8% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Sycamore Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 38 29
Proficiency in Reading 40 33
Proficiency in Math 35 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 40 34
Proficiency in Reading 44 38
Proficiency in Math 36 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 32
Proficiency in Reading 34 35
Proficiency in Math 25.5 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.50
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.18
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 293 33.7%
Grade 7 293 33.7%
Grade 8 284 32.6%
Total 870 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.6% 88.7% 50.5%
Black 2.2% 3.1% 17.6%
Hispanic 7.2% 5.5% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 1.8% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.9% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.1% 22.8% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.5% 18.5% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 4.3% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,732 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 282.0 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.6% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.9% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 14.0% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,018 4,795,514
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.5% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 38.6% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.6% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.5% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.2% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 22.5% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.6% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.2% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 5.4% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,979 $30,064,872 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,026 $3,865,968 7.0%
Staff $625 $2,355,000 4.3%
General Administration $413 $1,556,184 2.8%
School Administration $692 $2,607,456 4.7%
Operation $1,168 $4,401,024 8.0%
Transportation $600 $2,260,800 4.1%
Other $431 $1,624,008 3.0%
Total Support $4,954 $18,666,672 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,639 $6,175,752 11.2%
Total Expenditures $14,572 $54,907,296 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%