8001 S 82nd Ave
Justice, IL 60458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Geo T Wilkins Junior High School serves 582 students in grades 7-8.
Geo T Wilkins Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Geo T Wilkins Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Geo T Wilkins Junior High School's student population of 582 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Geo T Wilkins Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Geo T Wilkins Junior High School is 0.61, 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
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1031 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
18%
17%
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White
56%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
35%
27%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 20%)

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