Homer Junior High School

  • Homer Junior High School serves 863 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Homer Junior High School's student population of 863 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students863 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Homer Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Homer Junior High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#534 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
85%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHomer CCSD 33C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homer Glen Hadley Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 5-6 | 869 students
    0.1 miles
    15731 S Bell Rd
    Homer Glen, IL 60491
    (708)226-7725
    0.1 5-6 869
  • Homer Glen Goodings Grove School Magnet School
    Grades: 1-4 | 357 students
    1.8 miles
    12914 W 143rd St
    Homer Glen, IL 60491
    (708)226-7650
    1.8 1-4 357
  • Orland Park Meadow Ridge School Magnet School
    Grades: 3-5 | 587 students
    2.3 miles
    10959 W 159th St
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    (708)364-3602
    2.3 3-5 587
  • Orland Park Century Junior High School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 695 students
    2.5 miles
    10801 W 159th St
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    (708)364-3506
    2.5 6-8 695
  • Homer Glen Luther J Schilling School Magnet School
    Grades: K-4 | 658 students
    2.5 miles
    16025 S Cedar Rd
    Homer Glen, IL 60491
    (708)226-7900
    2.5 K-4 658

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