School Details

Geo T Wilkins Jr High School

8001 South 82nd Avenue, Justice, IL 60458
(708) 496-8708
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 609 students 13 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

53%
53%
59%
50%
50%
59%
70%
70%
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
  • Indian Springs School District 109 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

35%
35%
59%
47%
47%
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
  • Indian Springs School District 109 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Geo T Wilkins Jr High School is a public middle school in Justice. The principal of Geo T Wilkins Jr High School is Mr. Joseph Porrey. 609 students attend Geo T Wilkins Jr High School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 4% of the Geo T Wilkins Jr High School students have "limited English proficiency." 46% of the 609 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 60% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Geo T Wilkins Jr High School is 13:1. St. Patricia School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 57% 60%
Black, non-Hispanic 22% 20%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Hispanic 17% 17%
Multiracial 0.7% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 60% 61%
Limited English proficiency 4% 19%
Economically disadvantaged 46% 45%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 years ago)

    I love the pro-active approach demonstrated by the entire staff of this school. My daughter entered having reading difficulty now she makes the Honor Roll regularly.

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