Quincy Junior High School

  • Quincy Junior High School serves 1,400 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Quincy 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 bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Quincy Junior High School's student population of 1,400 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,400 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Quincy Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Quincy Junior High School is 0.35, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2520 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
80%
48%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.350.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQuincy 172 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Quincy Early Childhood
    Grades: PK-K | 530 students
    0.6 miles
    401 S 8th St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217)228-7121
    0.6 PK-K 530
  • Quincy Adams County Rssp Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 48 students
    0.7 miles
    1416 Maine St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217)228-7175
    0.7 11-12 48
  • Quincy Adams Elementary School
    Grades: K-3 | 336 students
    0.9 miles
    2001 Jefferson St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217)222-2530
    0.9 K-3 336
  • Quincy Madison School
    Grades: K-3 | 343 students
    0.9 miles
    2435 Maine St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217)223-6096
    0.9 K-3 343
  • Quincy Dewey Elementary School
    Grades: K-3 | 211 students
    1.0 miles
    2040 Cherry St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217)228-7117
    1.0 K-3 211

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