PROFICIENCY 66% 110% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
68%Arlington Heights SD 25
61%Arlington Heights

South Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Arlington Heights SD 25" in Arlington Heights, IL. There are a total of 867 students and 70 teachers at South Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 57 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

South Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 66.0%, which is 110% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch57
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At South Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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South Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 84.2% 79.1% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 1.0% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 4.3% 8.9% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.7% 7.8% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 2.9% 3.0% 3.1%

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Arlington Heights demographics profile

StatisticArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)4,56122291
Median age43.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%55%55%
Speak English77%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%

Education level achieved in Arlington Heights

IndexArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade95.4%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college78.6%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.7%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters20.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The South Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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