Bushnell-prairie City Junior High School

847 Walnut St
Bushnell, IL 61422
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bushnell-prairie City Junior High School serves 159 students in grades 6-8.
Bushnell-prairie City Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Bushnell-prairie City Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Bushnell-prairie City Junior High School's student population of 159 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students159 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Bushnell-prairie City Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bushnell-prairie City Junior High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3298 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
95%
48%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBushnell Prairie City CUSD 170 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bushnell-prairie City Junior High School is Bushnell-prairie City High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Abingdon-avon Middle School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bushnell-prairie City Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bushnell Bushnell-prairie City High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 222 students
    0.0 miles
    845 Walnut St
    Bushnell, IL 61422
    (309) 772-2113
    0 9-12 222
  • Bushnell Bushnell-prairie City Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
    0.6 miles
    345 E Hess St
    Bushnell, IL 61422
    (309) 772-9464
    0.6 PK-5 312
  • Avon Abingdon-avon Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 231 students
    8.4 miles
    320 E Woods St
    Avon, IL 61415
    (309) 465-3621
    8.4 6-8 231
  • Avon Avon Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 129 students
    8.4 miles
    320 E Woods St
    Avon, IL 61415
    (309) 465-3851
    8.4 PK-5 129
  • Good Hope West Prairie North Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 112 students
    8.4 miles
    100 N Washington St
    Good Hope, IL 61438
    (309) 456-3920
    8.4 PK-4 112

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