Bloomington Junior High School

  • Bloomington Junior High School serves 1,203 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (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 25% (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 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Bloomington Junior High School's student population of 1,203 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bloomington Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bloomington Junior High School is 0.67, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#2433 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
50%
49%
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Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bloomington Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.670.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington SD 87 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Normal Glenn Elementary School Magnet School
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  • Bloomington Oakland Elementary School Magnet School
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