Washington Junior High School (Closed 2018)

  • 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.
  • Washington 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 2009-10 school year.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Studentsn/a
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (09-10)#2882 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
70%
80%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
60%
74%
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
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26%
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Black
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17%
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
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48%
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Hawaiian
100%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.000.68
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 Lunchn/a
47%
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 Lunchn/a
2%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChicago Heights 170 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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