Arthur Junior High School (Closed 2017)

  • Arthur Junior High School served 74 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 55-59% (which was approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 59%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 40-44% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 57%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students74 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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White
98%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arthur Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.040.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arthur Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArthur CUSD 305 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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