8th Grade Academy

  • 8th Grade Academy serves 194 students in grades 8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • 8th Grade Academy's student population of 194 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8
Total Students194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • 8th Grade Academy's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of 8th Grade Academy is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3485 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
1%
26%
Black
95%
17%
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White
3%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in 8th Grade Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.100.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in 8th Grade Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCahokia CUSD 187 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    East Saint Louis, IL 62206
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  • East Saint Louis Lalumier Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-3 | 278 students
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  • East Saint Louis Cahokia High School Magnet School
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