Helen Keller Junior High School

  • Helen Keller Junior High School serves 545 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Helen Keller Junior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Helen Keller Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Helen Keller Junior High School's student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Helen Keller Junior High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Helen Keller Junior High School is 0.72, which is more 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#212 out of 3672 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
29%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
33%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Helen Keller Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.720.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchaumburg CCSD 54 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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