Grove Junior High School

  • Grove Junior High School serves 945 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Grove Junior High School's student population of 945 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students945 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grove Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grove Junior High School is 0.57, 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#2150 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
51%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
41%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grove Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.570.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameComm Cons SD 59 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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