New Athens Jr High School
New Athens Jr High School serves 128 students in grades 6-8.
New Athens Jr High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
New Athens Jr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
New Athens Jr High School's student population of 128 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
Students by Grade
New Athens Jr High School is ranked within the top 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 New Athens Jr High School is 0.10, 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
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1256 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
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