Central Junior High School

  • Central Junior High School serves 277 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (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 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Central Junior High School's student population of 277 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Junior High School is 0.12, 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#3098 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
94%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.120.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrankfort CUSD 168 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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