Gallatin Junior High School
Gallatin Junior High School serves 245 students in grades 5-8.
Gallatin 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 top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 48% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
Gallatin Junior High School's student population of 245 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Gallatin 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 Gallatin Junior High School is 0.10, 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 Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2171 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
This school has difficulties due in part to nepotism. This causes a great deal of confusion with setting rules and guidelines. Teachers are not able to meet the needs of children with learning disabilities. I see a great deal of frustration in other parents whether it involves extra-curricular activities or academics.
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