Central Jr High School

1716 27th St, Zion, IL 60099 | (847) 746-1431
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 535
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Yvonne Brown
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: 535
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 240 (44.9%)
  • Females: 251 (46.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 61 (11.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 379 (70.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 440 (82.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Central Jr High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black25146.9%
Asian40.7%
Hispanic15929.7%
White7614.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Central Jr High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade27651.6%
8th Grade25948.4%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.9%
District:
94.2%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Central Jr High School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 18, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have had three children go through this building. First off this new admin team is totally ineffective. We as parents were told this team would be able to fix all the school's ills, no way. In my family's opinion it has gotten so much worse. The admin do nothing to stop fights and the kids witness them screaming and demeaning the staff. I was told by the (...) that perhaps my son's issues were due to his teachers being ineffective. In fact if it were not for his teacher I would not have been privy to an issue. There are several non certified teachers working there and it shows. Too much racial bias and low expectations. We have rented our home and are in process of moving just to escape this poor school.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Central Jr High School performed on average worse 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: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
70.3%
District:
67.4%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
74.5%
District:
79.1%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201075.6%75.6%84.4%
200968.0%67.5%82.7%
200868.3%68.3%80.4%
 
Reading Test
201062.7%62.7%77.4%
200958.7%59.0%77.5%
200860.0%60.0%77.7%
 
Science Test
201069.4%69.4%82.4%
200959.3%58.8%79.5%
200869.4%69.4%79.2%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201069.8%69.8%83.7%
200968.1%68.1%81.7%
200861.4%61.4%80.3%
 
Reading Test
201072.6%72.6%84.1%
200975.2%75.2%83.6%
200862.6%62.6%81.4%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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