2810 School St
Flossmoor, IL 60422
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Parker Junior High School serves 877 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.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 877 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Parker Junior High School's student population of 877 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
877 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 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 0.52, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
67%
17%
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White
12%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Parker Junior High School?

877 students attend Parker Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

67% of Parker Junior High School students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What grades does Parker Junior High School offer ?

Parker Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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 (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 877 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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