Jamaica High School (Closed 2017)

7087 N 600 East Rd
Sidell, IL 61876
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Jamaica High School served 116 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was <50% (which was higher than the Illinois state average of 29%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was ≤20% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students116 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Jamaica High School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jamaica 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 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jamaica 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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White
99%
49%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jamaica High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.020.68
This chart display the diversity score of Jamaica High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥80%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Jamaica High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jamaica 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 Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jamaica High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJamaica Cusd 12 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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