Liberty Junior High School

  • Liberty Junior High School serves 681 students in grades 7-8.
  • 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 48% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Liberty Junior High School's student population of 681 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Liberty Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Liberty Junior High School is 0.25, which is less 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#934 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
86%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Liberty Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.250.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Lenox SD 122 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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