J B Conant High School

  • J B Conant High School serves 2,349 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 51% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • J B Conant High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

J B Conant High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • J B Conant High School's student population of 2,349 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J B Conant High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 J B Conant High School is 0.68, which is equal to 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#505 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
26%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
48%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.68
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTownship HSD 211 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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