Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School

Po Box 50
Paxton, IL 60957
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School serves 309 students in grades 6-8.
Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School's student population of 309 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School is 0.21, 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
#1254 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
89%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaxton-Buckley-Loda Cud 10 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paxton-buckley-loda Junior High School is Paxton-buckley-loda High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ludlow Elementary School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pbl Eastlawn (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paxton Pbl Eastlawn Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 266 students
    0.0 miles
    Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-2000
    0 3-5 266
  • Paxton Clara Peterson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 289 students
    0.4 miles
    Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-2531
    0.4 PK-2 289
  • Paxton Paxton-buckley-loda High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 481 students
    0.8 miles
    Po Box 50
    Paxton, IL 60957
    (217) 379-4331
    0.8 9-12 481
  • Ludlow Ludlow Elementary School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 70 students
    5.4 miles
    Po Box 130
    Ludlow, IL 60949
    (217) 396-5261
    5.4 K-8 70
  • Rantoul Eastlawn Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
    10.0 miles
    650 N Maplewood Dr
    Rantoul, IL 61866
    (217) 892-2131
    10 PK-5 279

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