J Sterling Morton Freshman Center

  • J Sterling Morton Freshman Center serves 1,182 students in grades 9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 29%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • J Sterling Morton Freshman Center's student population of 1,182 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students1,182 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
18%
29%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
28%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
93%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J Sterling Morton Freshman Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.140.68
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Graduation Rate (15-16)≤20%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J Sterling Morton Freshman Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J Sterling Morton Freshman Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJ S Morton HSD 201 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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