Kankakee Junior High School

2250 E Crestwood St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Kankakee Junior High School serves 693 students in grades 7-8.
Kankakee Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Kankakee Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Kankakee Junior High School's student population of 693 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students693 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Rankings

Kankakee Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kankakee Junior High School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3089 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
30%
26%
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Black
47%
17%
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White
22%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKankakee 111 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kankakee Junior High School is Salt School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Cltrl Ctr-montessori Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mark Twain Primary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kankakee Mark Twain Primary School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 330 students
    0.2 miles
    2250 E Court St
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815) 933-0722
    0.2 PK-3 330
  • Kankakee Edison Primary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 238 students
    0.4 miles
    1991 E Maple St
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815) 932-0621
    0.4 K-3 238
  • Kankakee King Middle Grade School Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 569 students
    0.7 miles
    1440 E Court St
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815) 933-0750
    0.7 3-6 569
  • Kankakee Lincoln Cltrl Ctr-montessori Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 440 students
    0.8 miles
    240 Warren Ave
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815) 933-0709
    0.8 K-8 440
  • Kankakee Steuben Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 297 students
    1.2 miles
    520 S Wildwood Ave
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815) 933-7813
    1.2 PK-3 297

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