Evans Junior High School

Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Evans Junior High School serves 795 students in grades 6-8.
Evans Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Evans Junior High School's student population of 795 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students795 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Evans Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Evans Junior High School is 0.57, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1592 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
63%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMclean County USD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Evans Junior High School is Tri-valley High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tri-valley Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benjamin Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bloomington Benjamin Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 568 students
    2.0 miles
    6006 Ireland Grove R
    Bloomington, IL 61705
    (309) 557-4410
    2 K-5 568
  • Bloomington Cedar Ridge Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
    3.5 miles
    2808 Breezewood Blvd
    Bloomington, IL 61704
    (309) 557-4413
    3.5 K-5 509
  • Downs Tri-valley Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-3 | 397 students
    3.7 miles
    409 E Washington St
    Downs, IL 61736
    (309) 378-2031
    3.7 PK-3 397
  • Bloomington Brigham Elementary School
    Grades: PK | 169 students
    3.8 miles
    201 Brigham School R
    Bloomington, IL 61704
    (309) 557-4413
    3.8 PK 169
  • Downs Tri-valley High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 346 students
    3.8 miles
    503 E Washington St
    Downs, IL 61736
    (309) 378-2911
    3.8 9-12 346

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