Effingham Junior High School

  • Effingham Junior High School serves 594 students in grades 6-8.
  • 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 32% (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 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Effingham Junior High School's student population of 594 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Effingham Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Effingham Junior High School is 0.17, 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#1169 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
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
n/a
17%
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White
91%
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 Effingham Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.170.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEffingham CUSD 40 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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