Pontiac Jr High School

600 Morrow St, Pontiac, IL 61764 | (815) 842-4343
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 397
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4.5 out of 5 | 8 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Judy Donze
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 397
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 201 (50.6%)
  • Females: 170 (42.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 19 (4.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 141 (35.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 160 (40.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pontiac Jr High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black82.0%
Asian30.8%
Hispanic174.3%
White34386.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pontiac Jr High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade12331.0%
7th Grade12631.7%
8th Grade14837.3%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.7%
District:
94.7%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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4.5 out of 5 | 8 Reviews
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8 reviews for Pontiac Jr High School

  • Reviewed by Student on February 16, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is the best school ever!! WE do really good on all our tests and we have great teachers and staff
  • Reviewed by Student on November 03, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I looooooooove this school im in 6th grade now and the teachers are very nice and they actually give you freedom! Sometime the actually try to relate to your probems!! and put their selfs in our shoes. This is the BEST Jr.High school!!!!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Student on February 09, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i hate this schoooool.
    it's soooo boring.
    laaame,
    all they do is yell at you,
    and then it's the office
    (:
  • Reviewed by Student on August 05, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I heard the school is aswsome I Can't want to go
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 13, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school, is lame all the teachers are mean and they sit and yell at you all day i myself thought this school looked cool. but it wasn't its lame.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 27, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I go to this school, and it is so much fun!! The teachers are fun and nice. The school is well managed. I wish i could go to Pontiac for high school to, but nope, it only has grades 7-8 in it. Im in 7th grade, and when I get in 8th grade, they will be moving the 6th grade over to Pontiac! ! What a joy!
  • Reviewed by Student on April 11, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school rocks it beats every other junior high school in livingston

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Pontiac Jr High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: Yes
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
88.0%
District:
83.1%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
93.7%
District:
90.8%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201092.3%92.3%84.6%
200993.4%93.4%82.4%
200895.0%95.0%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201084.6%84.6%81.2%
200985.9%85.9%79.9%
200880.9%80.9%79.1%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.3%95.3%84.4%
200989.7%89.7%82.7%
200882.4%82.4%80.4%
 
Reading Test
201087.3%87.3%77.4%
200985.3%85.3%77.5%
200887.2%87.2%77.7%
 
Science Test
201095.3%95.3%82.4%
200991.2%91.2%79.5%
200892.0%92.0%79.2%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201092.3%92.3%83.7%
200984.8%84.8%81.7%
200885.6%85.6%80.3%
 
Reading Test
201087.4%87.4%84.1%
200986.5%86.5%83.6%
200884.2%84.2%81.4%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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