Taylorville Junior High School

120 E Bidwell St
Taylorville, IL 62568
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Taylorville Junior High School serves 772 students in grades 5-8.
Taylorville 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Taylorville Junior High School's student population of 772 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students772 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Taylorville 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 Taylorville 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
#1618 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
93%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaylorville CUSD 3 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Taylorville Junior High School is Taylorville Senior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Fork Junior Senior High School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Taylorville North Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 543 students
    0.2 miles
    805 N Cherokee St
    Taylorville, IL 62568
    (217) 824-3315
    0.2 PK-2 543
  • Taylorville Taylorville Senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 761 students
    0.4 miles
    815 W Springfield Rd
    Taylorville, IL 62568
    (217) 824-2268
    0.4 9-12 761
  • Taylorville Memorial Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 334 students
    0.9 miles
    101 E Adams St
    Taylorville, IL 62568
    (217) 287-7929
    0.9 3-4 334
  • Kincaid South Fork Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 162 students
    6.8 miles
    550 Prairie St
    Kincaid, IL 62540
    (217) 237-4331
    6.8 PK-5 162
  • Kincaid South Fork Junior Senior High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 167 students
    6.8 miles
    612 Dial St
    Kincaid, IL 62540
    (217) 237-4333
    6.8 6-12 167

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