Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School (Closed 2021)

Po Box 37
Paw Paw, IL 61353
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 88 students in grades 7-12, Paw Paw Junior/Senior 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 was ≤10% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
88 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(18-19)
≤10%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
20-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
9%
27%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
85%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
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(17-18)
≥80%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 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?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School is 80%, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School?
88 students attend Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School?
Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School offer ?
Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School part of?
Paw Paw Junior/Senior High School is part of Paw Paw Community Unit School District 271.

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