1801 Central Sch Rd
Belleville, IL 62220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Central Junior High School serves 405 students in grades 7-8.
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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Central Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Central Junior High School's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central Junior High School is 0.57, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1204 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
37%
17%
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White
54%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 30%)

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