Westmer Junior High School (Closed 2010)

Po Box 436
Joy, IL 61260
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Westmer Junior High School served 105 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
99%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.020.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercer County School District 404 School District
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westmer Junior High School is Mercer County High School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mercer County Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mercer County Intermediate School (6.3 miles away)
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