Wentworth Junior High School

560 Superior Ave
Calumet City, IL 60409
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Wentworth Junior High School serves 370 students in grades 6-8.
Wentworth 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 17% (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 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Wentworth Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Wentworth Junior High School's student population of 370 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Wentworth 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 Wentworth Junior High School is 0.48, 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
#2583 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
30%
26%
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Black
66%
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.480.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalumet City 155 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wentworth Junior High School is Thornton Fractnl No High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wentworth Intermediate School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Calumet City Wentworth Intermediate School Math: 8% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 355 students
    0.1 miles
    530 Superior Ave
    Calumet City, IL 60409
    (708) 868-7926
    0.1 3-5 355
  • Calumet City Thornton Fractnl No High School Math: 10% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,452 student
    0.3 miles
    755 Pulaski Rd
    Calumet City, IL 60409
    (708) 585-1000
    0.3 9-12 1,452
  • Calumet City Wilson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 395 students
    0.7 miles
    560 Wentworth Ave
    Calumet City, IL 60409
    (708) 862-5166
    0.7 PK-2 395
  • Calumet City Lincoln Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 973 students
    0.8 miles
    410 157th St
    Calumet City, IL 60409
    (708) 862-6620
    0.8 PK-8 973
  • Calumet City Carol Moseley Braun School Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-6 | 328 students
    1.0 miles
    1655 153rd St
    Calumet City, IL 60409
    (708) 868-9470
    1 1-6 328

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