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Carl Sandburg Middle Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (815) 232-0340

1717 W Eby St

Freeport, Illinois


About Carl Sandburg Middle Sch
5th Grade - 8th Grade

Carl Sandburg Middle Sch is one of 9 schools found in the Freeport SD 145 district of Illinois.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 5th Grade to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 486 students - compared to other schools in Illinois, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $49,041, which is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Carl Sandburg Middle Sch 486$11,21813$49,0410.61
Empire Elem School (0.46 miles) 285$10,49514$51,5080.50
Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School (0.8 miles) 236$9,46614$47,8160.65
Jones Farrar Magnet School (1 miles) 310$8,13015$46,0980.63
Freeport High School (1.31 miles) 1178$9,80014$53,7520.61
Blackhawk Elem School (1.59 miles) 342$8,45615$49,8140.73

Carl Sandburg Middle Sch

Number of pupils486
Funding per pupil$11,218
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$49,041
Diversity index0.61

Empire Elem School (0.46 miles)

Number of pupils285
Funding per pupil$10,495
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$51,508
Diversity index0.50

Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School (0.8 miles)

Number of pupils236
Funding per pupil$9,466
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$47,816
Diversity index0.65

Jones Farrar Magnet School (1 miles)

Number of pupils310
Funding per pupil$8,130
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$46,098
Diversity index0.63

Freeport High School (1.31 miles)

Number of pupils1178
Funding per pupil$9,800
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$53,752
Diversity index0.61

Blackhawk Elem School (1.59 miles)

Number of pupils342
Funding per pupil$8,456
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$49,814
Diversity index0.73
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
1436thlargest school
1019thhighest number of FTE teachers
1246thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2871sthighest average teaching salary
1408thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1711thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
643rdhighest diversity index
1443rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

5th Grade - 8th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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