Rochester Junior High School

  • Rochester Junior High School serves 395 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (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 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Rochester Junior High School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rochester Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rochester 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1307 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
96%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rochester Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
46%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester CUSD 3A School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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