The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 70% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 80%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 60% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 74%) for the 2009-10 school year.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students (09-10)
305 students
This chart display total students of Washington Junior High School by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Washington Junior High School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
70%
80%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
60%
74%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Washington Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
American Indian
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(09-10)
n/a
5%
Hispanic
(09-10)
50%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
(09-10)
46%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
(09-10)
4%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
Diversity Score
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Washington Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
91%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 80% IL state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 74% IL state average).

How many students attend Washington Junior High School?

305 students attend Washington Junior High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

50% of Washington Junior High School students are Hispanic, 46% of students are Black, and 4% of students are White.

What grades does Washington Junior High School offer ?

Washington Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 5-8

What school district is Washington Junior High School part of?

Washington Junior High School is part of Chicago Heights School District 170.

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