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.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
J Sterling Morton Freshman Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
The diversity score of J Sterling Morton Freshman Center is 0.14, which is less 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 Data
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
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