Rickover Junior High School

  • Rickover Junior High School serves 414 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 4% (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 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Rickover Junior High School's student population of 414 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rickover Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rickover Junior High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3410 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
78%
17%
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White
3%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.370.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCCSD 168 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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