Jones Farrar Magnet School

  • Jones Farrar Magnet School serves 315 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Jones Farrar Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Jones Farrar Magnet School's student population of 315 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jones Farrar Magnet School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jones Farrar Magnet School is 0.61, 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#3064 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
56%
49%
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Two or more races
15%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jones Farrar Magnet School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFreeport SD 145 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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