Bloomington Junior High School

Bloomington Junior High School serves 1,189 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% 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.

Overview

The student population of 1189 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,189 students
Bloomington Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
Bloomington Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Bloomington Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Bloomington Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
4%
Bloomington Junior High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
13%
24%
Bloomington Junior High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
25%
19%
Bloomington Junior High School Black (1988-2013)
White
53%
50%
Bloomington Junior High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
7%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Bloomington Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Bloomington Junior High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.64 0.30
Bloomington Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
50%
45%
Bloomington Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
7%
6%
Bloomington Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,626 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bloomington 87 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,626 759
Bloomington   87 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $64 MM n/a
District Spending $65 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $11,253 $0
Bloomington   87 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,456 $0
Bloomington   87 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • BloomingtonBloomington High School
    1202 East Locust St
    BloomingtonIL 61701
    (309)828-5201
    0.3 mi | 1441 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BloomingtonBloomington Area Career Center
    Vocational School
    1202 East Locust
    BloomingtonIL 61702
    (309)829-8671
    Vocational School

    0.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • BloomingtonWashington Elementary School
    1201 East Washington St
    BloomingtonIL 61701
    (309)829-7034
    0.5 mi | 527 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BloomingtonOakland Elementary School
    1605 East Oakland Ave
    BloomingtonIL 61701
    (309)662-4302
    1 mi | 522 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BloomingtonBent Elementary School
    904 North Roosevelt Ave
    BloomingtonIL 61701
    (309)828-4315
    1 mi | 437 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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