J B Conant High School

  • J B Conant High School serves 2,313 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (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 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • J B Conant High School's student population of 2,313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J B Conant High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J B Conant High School is 0.65, which is more 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#1277 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J B Conant High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J B Conant High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
26%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
51%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J B Conant High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.650.32
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Graduation Rate
95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J B Conant High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J B Conant High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTownship HSD 211 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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