Coolidge Junior High School

  • Coolidge Junior High School serves 961 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (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 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Coolidge Junior High School's student population of 961 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students961 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Coolidge Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Coolidge Junior High School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#3112 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Coolidge Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Coolidge Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Coolidge Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
15%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Coolidge Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
70%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Coolidge Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Coolidge Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.480.32
This chart display the diversity score of Coolidge Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Coolidge Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Coolidge 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 NameGranite City CUSD 9 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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