School Details

Homer Jr High School

15711 South Bell Road, Homer Glen, IL 60491
(708) 226-7800
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 794 students 17 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

72%
72%
59%
68%
68%
59%
89%
89%
79%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Homer CCSD 33c average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
78%
59%
77%
77%
60%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Homer CCSD 33c average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Homer Jr High School is a public middle school in Homer Glen. The principal of Homer Jr High School is Mr. Troy Mitchell. 794 children attend Homer Jr High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 0.9% of the Homer Jr High School students have "limited English proficiency." 2% of the 794 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 0% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Homer Jr High School is 17:1. Hadley Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 87% 87%
Hispanic 10% 7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 1%
Asian 1% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% 0.9%
Multiracial 0.9% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 0% 0%
Limited English proficiency 0.9% 2%
Economically disadvantaged 2% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    Tremendous staff involvement. Additional homework help available whenever requested. Great parent involvement and school extracurricular activities. Sports programs and coaches top notch.

  • (7 years ago)

    Students excel parental involvement high tremendous school district.

  • (8 years ago)

    WOHOO partay at this school!

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Overall score

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