Waverly Jr/sr High School

  • Waverly Jr/sr High School serves 172 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Waverly Jr/sr 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 student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Waverly Jr/sr High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Waverly Jr/sr High School's student population of 172 students has grown by 62% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students172 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waverly Jr/sr 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 Waverly Jr/sr High School is 0.08, 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#1651 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
96%
48%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.68
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaverly CUSD 6 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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