John Jay Elementary School

  • John Jay Elementary School serves 339 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • John Jay Elementary School's student population of 339 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Jay Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Jay Elementary School is 0.50, which is more 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#2359 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
69%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
16%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.500.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameComm Cons SD 59 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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