210 Main St
Scales Mound, IL 61075
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Scales Mound Jr High School serves 58 students in grades 6-8.
Scales Mound Jr High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 58 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Scales Mound Jr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Scales Mound Jr High School's student population of 58 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
58 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Scales Mound Jr High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Scales Mound Jr High School is 0.13, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#481 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
White
93%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 58 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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