Middle Schools in Bement CUSD 5


Bement CUSD 5, a small school district in Illinois, is home to a single standout middle school, Bement Middle School. This small school, serving just 73 students in grades 6-8, has consistently outperformed the state average in academic proficiency, ranking among the top middle schools in Illinois.

Bement Middle School's academic excellence is evident in its impressive proficiency rates on the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) exams, with 63.3% of 8th-graders proficient in English Language Arts and 50% proficient in Mathematics, far surpassing the state averages of 40.5% and 25.7%, respectively. The school's consistent high rankings, including a 4-star rating and a placement in the top 212 out of 1,367 Illinois middle schools in the 2022-2023 school year, further demonstrate its commitment to providing a quality education.

While the student population at Bement Middle School is predominantly White, the school maintains a relatively diverse student body, with representation from Hispanic, Asian, and multiracial students. However, the school faces some challenges, including a slightly higher-than-average chronic absenteeism rate and a significant population of economically disadvantaged students, as indicated by the 39.73% of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. The Bement CUSD 5 district's investment of $11,614 per student and the school's low student-teacher ratio of 17:1 suggest a commitment to supporting student success despite these challenges.

District Detail

 201 S Champaign St
Bement, IL 61813-1512

 (217) 678-4200

SchoolDigger Rank:
394th of 823 Illinois districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 294

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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