Wood Oaks Junior High School

  • Wood Oaks Junior High School serves 416 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wood Oaks Junior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wood Oaks Junior High School's student population of 416 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wood Oaks Junior High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wood Oaks Junior High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#37 out of 3679 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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Asian
14%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
81%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.330.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
46%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthbrook ESD 27 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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