Memorial Junior High School

  • Memorial Junior High School serves 845 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 35% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Memorial Junior High School's student population of 845 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students845 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Memorial Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Memorial Junior High School is 0.63, 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#2649 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Memorial Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Memorial Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
52%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Memorial Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Memorial Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Memorial Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.630.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Memorial Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLansing SD 158 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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