Cass Junior High School

8502 Bailey Rd
Darien, IL 60561
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Cass Junior High School serves 292 students in grades 5-8.
Cass Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Cass Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Cass Junior High School's student population of 292 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Cass Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Cass Junior High School is 0.49, 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
#416 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
17%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
69%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCass 63 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cass Junior High School is Hinsdale South High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeview Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Concord Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Darien Concord Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 462 students
    0.7 miles
    1019 Concord Pl
    Darien, IL 60561
    (331) 481-4011
    0.7 PK-4 462
  • Darien Elizabeth Ide Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 343 students
    1.1 miles
    2000 Manning Rd
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 783-5200
    1.1 K-2 343
  • Downers Grove Lakeview Junior High School Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 361 students
    1.1 miles
    701 Plainfield Rd
    Downers Grove, IL 60516
    (630) 985-2700
    1.1 6-8 361
  • Downers Grove Prairieview Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 349 students
    1.1 miles
    699 Plainfield Rd
    Downers Grove, IL 60516
    (630) 783-5100
    1.1 3-5 349
  • Darien Eisenhower Junior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 497 students
    1.2 miles
    1410 75th St
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 964-5200
    1.2 6-8 497

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