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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • P J Jacobs Junior High School operates within the Stevens Point Area Public School District.
  • Stevens Point Area Public School District's 84% graduation rate is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 86%.

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School Overview

  • P J Jacobs Junior High School's student population of 677 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students677 students
P J Jacobs Junior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %P J Jacobs Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
P J Jacobs Junior High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeP J Jacobs Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • P J Jacobs Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
P J Jacobs Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
1%
1%
P J Jacobs Junior High School American Indian Students (1988-2016)
Asian
5%
4%
P J Jacobs Junior High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
6%
11%
P J Jacobs Junior High School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
1%
9%
P J Jacobs Junior High School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
85%
71%
P J Jacobs Junior High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
3%
P J Jacobs Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsP J Jacobs Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.26
P J Jacobs Junior High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
34%
P J Jacobs Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
P J Jacobs Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of P J Jacobs Junior High School is Stevens Point Area Public School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 439 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Stevens Point Area Public School District's student population of 7,231 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,669 in this district is less than the state average of $14,677. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,076 is less than the state average of $14,468. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameStevens Point Area Public School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    18
    3
    Number of Students Managed7,231848
    Stevens Point Area Public School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    46%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    42%
    44%
    District Graduation Rate
    84%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$94 MM$12 MM
    District Spending$89 MM$12 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,669$14,677
    District Spending / Student$12,076$14,468
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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