600 S Henrietta St
Effingham, IL 62401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Effingham Junior High School serves 589 students in grades 6-9.
Effingham Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Effingham Junior High School's student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-9
Total Students
589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Effingham Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Effingham Junior High School is 0.24, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2180 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
87%
47%
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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
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
9%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Effingham Junior High School?

589 students attend Effingham Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

87% of Effingham Junior High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.

What grades does Effingham Junior High School offer ?

Effingham Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-9

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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