Roanoke-benson Junior High School

  • Roanoke-benson Junior High School serves 136 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Roanoke-benson Junior High School's student population of 136 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Roanoke-benson Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Roanoke-benson Junior High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#1741 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
93%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Roanoke-benson Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke Benson CUSD 60 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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