PROFICIENCY 20% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 10 in Pontiac
  • Ranked #136 of 5231 in Illinois
Proficiency Averages
25%Pontiac
33%Illinois

Pontiac Jr High School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Pontiac Community Consolidated School District 429" in Pontiac, IL. There are a total of 367 students and 29 teachers at Pontiac Jr High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Pontiac Jr High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.5%, which is 41% lower than the Illinois average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students367
Teachers29
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

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

GradeProficiency
All15%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
610-14%
715-19%
815-19%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All24%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
620-24%
735-39%
815-19%
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.

Pontiac Jr High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIllinoisNational
White 82.5% 82.5% 49.5% 51.1%
Black 4.2% 2.6% 17.4% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.6% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.9% 9.0% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.4% 4.9% 3.0% 3.1%

Pontiac demographics profile

StatisticPontiacIllinoisNational
Population12,01612,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,46822891
Median age39.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%55%55%
Speak English94%77%79%
Speak Spanish4%13%13%

Education level achieved in Pontiac

IndexPontiacIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade79.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.4%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%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.