Parker Junior High School

2810 School St
Flossmoor, IL 60422
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3.50 (2 reviews)
Parker Junior High School serves 926 students in grades 6-8.
Parker 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Parker Junior High School's student population of 926 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students926 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Rankings

Parker Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Parker Junior High School is 0.49, 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 Testing Rank
#2145 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
69%
17%
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White
13%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlossmoor 161 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Parker Junior High School is Homewood-flossmoor High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Regl Institutional Scholastic Excellence (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Western Avenue Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Flossmoor Homewood-flossmoor High School Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,757 students
    0.4 miles
    999 Kedzie Ave
    Flossmoor, IL 60422
    (708) 799-3000
    0.4 9-12 2,757
  • Flossmoor Western Avenue Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
    0.6 miles
    940 Western Ave
    Flossmoor, IL 60422
    (708) 647-7400
    0.6 PK-5 482
  • Flossmoor Heather Hill Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 249 students
    0.7 miles
    1439 Lawrence Cres
    Flossmoor, IL 60422
    (708) 647-7200
    0.7 K-5 249
  • Flossmoor Flossmoor Hills Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    1.2 miles
    3721 Beech St
    Flossmoor, IL 60422
    (708) 647-7100
    1.2 PK-5 329
  • Homewood Willow School
    Grades: PK-2 | 660 students
    1.4 miles
    1804 Willow Rd
    Homewood, IL 60430
    (708) 798-3720
    1.4 PK-2 660

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
It is a great school, some teachers give a bit to much homework.
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Warning! Do not choose this school if your child has ADHD/ADD/ODD or any other special education needs. They will not treat them as people and will try to place them at AAA or Speed. The children that go to this school have to be robots or there parents can not know how to speak english. The special education department is run by non-experienced, uncaring people. BEWARE, they will smile in your face and stab you in the back! It is their way, no matter what it costs them in legal fees! Don't be fooled that you are part of your childs education needs, it "ain't" happening in this district
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