Bloomington Junior High School

Bloomington Junior High School serves 1,196 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Bloomington Junior High School operates within the Bloomington 87 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1196 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,196 students
Bloomington Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bloomington Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Bloomington Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bloomington Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Bloomington Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Bloomington Junior High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
13%
25%
Bloomington Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
24%
17%
Bloomington Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
52%
50%
Bloomington Junior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Bloomington Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.31
Bloomington Junior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
47%
Bloomington Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
3%
Bloomington Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Bloomington 87 School District's student population of 5,663 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,196 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,823 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Bloomington 87 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,663 938
Bloomington   87 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $63 MM $11 MM
Bloomington   87 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $72 MM $11 MM
Bloomington   87 School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,196 $11,118
Bloomington   87 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,823 $11,218
Bloomington   87 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bloomington High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chiddix Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • BloomingtonWashington Elementary School
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    0.5 miles
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    BloomingtonIL 61701
    (309)829-7034
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    1 miles
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    BloomingtonIL 61701
    (309)828-4315
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    1 miles
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    Grades: KG-5 | 532 students
    1 miles
    1605 East Oakland Ave
    BloomingtonIL 61701
    (309)662-4302
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