Scales Mound Junior High School

  • Scales Mound Junior High School serves 49 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Scales Mound Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Scales Mound Junior High School's student population of 49 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Scales Mound Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Scales Mound Junior High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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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 Scales Mound Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.080.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Scales Mound Junior High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScales Mound Cusd 211 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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