Century Junior High School

  • Century Junior High School serves 695 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Century Junior High School's student population of 695 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Century Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Century Junior High School is 0.46, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#743 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
72%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.460.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrland SD 135 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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