Johns Hill Magnet School

  • Johns Hill Magnet School serves 495 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (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 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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Johns Hill Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Johns Hill Magnet School's student population of 495 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Johns Hill Magnet School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Johns Hill Magnet School is 0.72, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1701 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
39%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.720.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur SD 61 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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