Roanoke-benson Junior High School

131 W Reiter St
Benson, IL 61516
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Roanoke-benson Junior High School serves 134 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Roanoke-benson 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 20%) 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 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Roanoke-benson Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Roanoke-benson Junior High School's student population of 134 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students134 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Roanoke-benson 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 Roanoke-benson Junior High School is 0.08, 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
#1131 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
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26%
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Black
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17%
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White
96%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke Benson CUSD 60 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Roanoke-benson Junior High School is Roanoke-benson High School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lowpoint-washburn Junior Senior High School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sowers Elementary School (5.2 miles away)
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