John Muir Literacy Academy

  • John Muir Literacy Academy serves 433 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • John Muir Literacy Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

John Muir Literacy Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • John Muir Literacy Academy's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Muir Literacy Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Muir Literacy Academy is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#637 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Asian
25%
5%
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Hispanic
34%
26%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
19%
48%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Muir Literacy Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.750.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John Muir Literacy Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchaumburg CCSD 54 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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