Prairie-Hills Junior High School

3035 West 163rd St, Markham, IL 60428 | (708) 210-2860
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 664
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5 out of 5 | 7 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3035 W 163rd St, Markham, IL 60428
  • Principal or Admin: Tiffany Burnett
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 664
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 324 (48.8%)
  • Females: 340 (51.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 52 (7.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 571 (86.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 623 (93.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Prairie-Hills Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black60190.5%
Asian20.3%
Hispanic477.1%
White142.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Prairie-Hills Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade31247.0%
8th Grade35253.0%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.1%
District:
94.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.7%
District:
1.4%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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7 reviews for Prairie-Hills Junior High School

  • Reviewed by Student on January 10, 2012
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I learned a lot more at this school than I thought I would. A little too much physical activity, but it is a great place as long as you come to learn and do your work.
  • Reviewed by Student on June 25, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • yeah this school was fun and they taught me what i need to know in highschool that's why i get good grades now. big ups to phjh
  • Reviewed by Student on May 09, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • prairie hills is okay but not better then robert frost
  • Reviewed by Student on April 14, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Out of all of the schools I have been to, this is the best. My mom works here as a PE teacher, I am on the basketball team and Im on the honor roll. Sure there are some teachers who are not in my Fav 5, but the programs, and most of the students are spectacular!
  • Reviewed by Student on October 09, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It's Crazy Fun! but too much drama!
  • Reviewed by Student on November 27, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • prairie hills junior high school was so fun I loved that we had so many privileges but unfortunately me and my younger sister had to transfer to creete-monee middle school in monee it's not as fun as prairie hills but I will get used to it. But it would never be as rewarding and fun as prairie hills

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Prairie-Hills Junior High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
67.5%
District:
67.6%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: No
Math Composite Percentage
School:
72.4%
District:
75.1%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201071.2%71.2%84.4%
200970.0%70.0%82.7%
200864.9%64.6%80.4%
 
Reading Test
201060.0%60.0%77.4%
200968.8%68.8%77.5%
200867.1%66.9%77.7%
 
Science Test
201067.3%67.3%82.4%
200965.1%65.1%79.5%
200861.9%61.7%79.2%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201067.0%67.0%83.7%
200959.0%59.0%81.7%
200861.4%61.4%80.3%
 
Reading Test
201072.2%72.2%84.1%
200972.0%72.0%83.6%
200875.9%75.9%81.4%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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