Jamaica Junior High School (Closed 2016)
Jamaica Junior High School served 92 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 15-19% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 29%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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
Jamaica CUSD 12 School District
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
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