1301 Garfield St
Harvard, IL 60033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Harvard Junior High School serves 611 students in grades 6-8.
Harvard 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 13% (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 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 611 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Harvard Junior High School's student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
611 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Harvard 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 Harvard Junior High School is 0.41, 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
#3068 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
73%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
25%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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?

13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 16% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Harvard Junior High School?

611 students attend Harvard Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

73% of Harvard Junior High School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What grades does Harvard Junior High School offer ?

Harvard Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 611 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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