830 Main St
Meredosia, IL 62665
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School serves 39 students in grades 6-8.
Meredosia-chambersburg 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 39 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School's student population of 39 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
39 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School is 0.27, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2958 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
27%
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Black
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17%
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White
85%
47%
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Hawaiian
5%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
12%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School's ranking?

Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).

How many students attend Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School?

39 students attend Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Hawaiian.

What grades does Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School offer ?

Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School part of?

Meredosia-chambersburg Junior High School is part of Meredosia-Chambersburg Community Unit School District 11.

School Calendar

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Date
No School - Spring Break
April 06, 2023 (Thursday)
No School - Spring Break
April 07, 2023 (Friday)
No School - Spring Break
April 10, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 39 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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