Quincy Junior High School

Quincy Junior High School serves 1,424 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Quincy Junior High School operates within the Quincy 172 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1424 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 1,424 students
Quincy Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Quincy Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Quincy Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Quincy Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Quincy Junior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
23%
Quincy Junior High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
7%
19%
Quincy Junior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
50%
Quincy Junior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Quincy Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Quincy 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.
0.27 0.66
Quincy Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
21%
23%
Quincy Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
27%
26%
Quincy Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,548 students has grown by 23% over five years.
School District Name Quincy 172 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 7,548 797
District Total Revenue $69 MM $10 MM
Quincy   172 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $72 MM $10 MM
Quincy   172 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,223 $10,546
Quincy   172 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,710 $10,416
Quincy   172 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rssp Ombudsman High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Baldwin Intermediate (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Madison School (0.9 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Quincy Early Childhood Elementary School
    401 South 8th St
    Quincy , IL , 62301
    (217)228-7121
    0.6  mi  |  638  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Quincy Rssp Ombudsman High School
    Alternative School
    1416 Maine St
    Quincy , IL , 62301
    (217)223-1065
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Quincy Madison School
    2435 Maine St
    Quincy , IL , 62301
    (217)223-6096
    0.9  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Quincy Adams Elementary School
    2001 Jefferson St
    Quincy , IL , 62301
    (217)222-2530
    0.9  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Quincy Dewey Elementary School
    2040 Cherry St
    Quincy , IL , 62301
    (217)228-7117
    1  mi  |  248  students  |  Gr.  KG-3

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
For years there has been a push to universalize preschool in this country in order to provide all children with the leg up they will need in order to compete in a globalized economy. While approximately three-fourths of four year olds in America are involved in some kind of educational program, the United States still ranks only 25th out of the 34 most wealthy and upcoming nations in the world in terms of early childhood education, lagging behind the likes of Portugal and Mexico.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Seeks to Give African-American Boys a Boost
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.