Jersey Community High School

  • Jersey Community High School serves 1,007 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (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 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Jersey Community High School's student population of 1,007 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,007 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jersey Community High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jersey Community High School is 0.04, which is less 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#1524 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jersey Community 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jersey Community 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jersey Community High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jersey Community High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jersey Community High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
98%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jersey Community High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jersey Community High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.040.32
This chart display the diversity score of Jersey Community High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jersey Community 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 Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jersey Community High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey CUSD 100 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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