Central Junior High School

  • Central Junior High School serves 395 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (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 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Central Junior High School's student population of 395 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Junior High School is 0.56, which is less than 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#1482 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
37%
17%
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White
55%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.560.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelleville SD 118 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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