Jackson Charter School

  • Jackson Charter School serves 512 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 2% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 4% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Jackson Charter School's student population of 512 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jackson Charter School is 0.50, 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#3533 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jackson Charter 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 Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
69%
17%
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White
11%
49%
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Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jackson Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.500.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jackson Charter 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford SD 205 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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