Cairo Jr/Sr High School

1/10
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Grades
6-12
Students
196
Type
Public
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Academics
1/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Math
1%
State avg: 29%
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English
4%
State avg: 39%
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English Language Arts 3
24%
State avg: 32%
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College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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4-year high school graduation rate
88%
State avg: 86%
Average ACT score
15
State avg: 20
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 18%
1/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as other schools in the state.


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Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
87%
Two or more races
8%
White
4%
Hispanic
1%
Asian
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
11%
State avg: 12%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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Neighborhood
4201 Sycamore St
Cairo, IL 62914
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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