PROFICIENCY 31% 1% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Pontiac-W Holliday SD 105
27%Fairview Heights

Pontiac Jr High School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Pontiac-W Holliday SD 105" in Fairview Heights, IL. There are a total of 227 students and 21 teachers at Pontiac Jr High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 90 free lunch students and 8 reduced lunch students.

Pontiac Jr High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.0%, which is 1% lower than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch90
Reduced lunch8


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Pontiac Jr High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Pontiac Jr High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 29.1% 36.6% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 50.9% 44.9% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 1.8% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.3% 7.4% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.0% 9.0% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

William Holliday Elementary School32%0.1Fairview Heights, IL
Joseph Arthur Middle School19%1.1O'Fallon, IL
Central Elementary School22%1.5O'Fallon, IL
Wolf Branch Elementary School40%2.1Swansea, IL
Grant Middle School23%2.1Fairview Heights, IL
Wolf Branch Middle School46%2.3Swansea, IL
J Emmett Hinchcliffe Sr Elementary School55%2.9O'Fallon, IL
Illini Elementary School22%3.1Fairview Heights, IL
West Jr High School25%3.2Belleville, IL
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School21%3.2Belleville, IL
Marie Schoolaefer Elementary School45%3.3O'Fallon, IL
Whiteside Elementary School32%3.4Belleville, IL

Fairview Heights demographics profile

StatisticFairview HeightsIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)1,47022291
Median age40.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%55%55%
Speak English93%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%

Education level achieved in Fairview Heights

IndexFairview HeightsIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade89.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college68.8%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Pontiac Jr High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.