Parker Junior High School

2810 School St
Flossmoor, IL 60422
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 898 students in grades 6-8, Parker Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 898 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Parker Junior High School's student population of 898 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
898 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Parker Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Parker Junior High School is 0.50, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
#2352 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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16%
28%
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21%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
68%
17%
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White
11%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Parker Junior High School's ranking?
Parker Junior High School is ranked #2352 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Parker Junior High School often compared to?
Parker Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like James Hart School, Arbor Park Middle School, Century Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Parker Junior High School?
898 students attend Parker Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Parker Junior High School students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are White, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Parker Junior High School?
Parker Junior High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Parker Junior High School offer ?
Parker Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Parker Junior High School part of?
Parker Junior High School is part of Flossmoor SD 161 School District.

School Reviews

5   1/29/2020
It is a great school, some teachers give a bit to much homework.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jeff
2   7/1/2007
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
- Posted by Parent - dezdo

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 898 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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