Shawnee Junior High School

3365 State Hwy 3 N
Wolf Lake, IL 62998
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Shawnee Junior High School serves 74 students in grades 6-8.
Shawnee Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) 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 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Shawnee Junior High School's student population of 74 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students74 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Shawnee Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Shawnee Junior 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2942 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
93%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
23%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShawnee CUSD 84 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shawnee Junior High School is Shawnee High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Nell Holcomb Elementary School (7.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wolf Lake Shawnee High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 93 students
    0.5 miles
    3365 State Hwy 3 N
    Wolf Lake, IL 62998
    (618) 833-5307
    0.5 9-12 93
  • Cape Girardeau Nell Holcomb Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 280 students
    7.2 miles
    6547 State Hwy 177
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
    (573) 334-3644
    7.2 K-8 280
  • Jonesboro Jonesboro Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 453 students
    8.4 miles
    309 Cook Ave
    Jonesboro, IL 62952
    (618) 833-5148
    8.4 PK-8 453
  • Anna Anna Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 305 students
    9.6 miles
    301 S Green St
    Anna, IL 62906
    (618) 833-6415
    9.6 5-8 305
  • Anna Anna-jonesboro High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 510 students
    9.6 miles
    608 S Main St
    Anna, IL 62906
    (618) 833-8502
    9.6 9-12 510

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