Jamaica Junior High School (Closed 2016)

7087 N 600 East Rd
Sidell, IL 61876
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students92 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Jamaica Junior High School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
15-19%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
97%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jamaica Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jamaica Junior High School 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 NameJamaica CUSD 12 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jamaica Junior High School is Salt Fork High School (8.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Salt Fork Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sidell Salt Fork Junior High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 185 students
    0.1 miles
    7087 N 600 East Rd
    Sidell, IL 61876
    (217) 288-9306
    0.1 6-8 185
  • Sidell Salt Fork South Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 173 students
    0.1 miles
    7087 N 600 East Rd
    Sidell, IL 61876
    (217) 288-9306
    0.1 PK-5 173
  • Homer Heritage Jh And Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 282 students
    8.8 miles
    512 W 1st St
    Homer, IL 61849
    (217) 896-2421
    8.8 K-8 282
  • Catlin Salt Fork High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 268 students
    8.9 miles
    701 W Vermilion St
    Catlin, IL 61817
    (217) 427-5331
    8.9 9-12 268
  • Catlin Salt Fork North Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
    9.1 miles
    216 N Webster St
    Catlin, IL 61817
    (217) 427-5421
    9.1 PK-5 272
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