Jasper County Junior High School

1104 W Jourdan St
Newton, IL 62448
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jasper County Junior High School serves 209 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Jasper County Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Jasper County Junior High School's student population of 209 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students209 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Jasper County Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jasper County Junior High School is 0.06, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2303 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
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17%
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White
97%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJasper County Cud 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jasper County Junior High School is Newton Community High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Assist Rssp 12 (7.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newton Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newton Newton Elementary School
    Grades: 1-6 | 540 students
    0.0 miles
    101 Maxwell St
    Newton, IL 62448
    (618) 783-8464
    0.0 1-6 540
  • Newton Newton Community High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 456 students
    0.7 miles
    201 Westend Ave
    Newton, IL 62448
    (618) 783-2303
    0.7 9-12 456
  • Willow Hill Assist Rssp 12 Alternative School
    Grades: 8-10 | 9 students
    7.5 miles
    Po Box 77
    Willow Hill, IL 62480
    (618) 455-3605
    7.5 8-10 9
  • Sainte Marie Sese School Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    8.2 miles
    Po Box 185
    Sainte Marie, IL 62459
    (618) 455-3396
    8.2 Inquire with school n/a
  • Sainte Marie Ste Marie Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 119 students
    8.3 miles
    Po Box 157
    Sainte Marie, IL 62459
    (618) 455-3219
    8.3 PK-K 119

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