P J Jacobs Junior High School

  • P J Jacobs Junior High School serves 677 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • P J Jacobs Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 29%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • P J Jacobs Junior High School's student population of 677 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students677 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P J Jacobs Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P J Jacobs Junior High School is 0.27, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
85%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStevens Point Area Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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