Novak-king Sixth Grade Center (Closed 2014)

  • Novak-king Sixth Grade Center served 245 students in grades 6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 26% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 33% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Novak-king Sixth Grade Center 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Novak-king Sixth Grade Center 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
58%
26%
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Black
37%
17%
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White
2%
49%
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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 Novak-king Sixth Grade Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.530.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Novak-king Sixth Grade Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Chicago SD 187 School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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