Northwestern Junior High School

  • Northwestern Junior High School serves 42 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Northwestern 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Northwestern Junior High School's student population of 42 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students42 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwestern Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwestern Junior High School is 0.00, 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 School Rank#2971 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
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17%
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White
100%
48%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwestern Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.000.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwestern CUSD 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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