Bloomington Junior High School

  • Bloomington Junior High School serves 1,187 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Bloomington Junior High School operates within the Bloomington 87 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1187 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,187 students
Bloomington Junior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bloomington Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Bloomington Junior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Bloomington Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Bloomington Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
5%
Bloomington Junior High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
13%
25%
Bloomington Junior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
25%
17%
Bloomington Junior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
51%
49%
Bloomington Junior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bloomington Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Bloomington Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Bloomington Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.66 0.31
Bloomington Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
55%
52%
Bloomington Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
3%
2%
Bloomington Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bloomington 87 School District's student population of 5,420 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,784 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,763 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Bloomington 87 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,420 753
Bloomington 87 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $12 MM
Bloomington 87 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $72 MM $11 MM
Bloomington 87 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,784 $16,005
Bloomington 87 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,763 $14,988
Bloomington 87 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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