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J W Eater Jr High School

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Posted December 5, 2009

i do not like that school i only know about 10 people in the whole school that doesnt cuss and coach Q. has strict rules if one person is talking at a table the whole table has to owe there reccess even if they werent talking and i think that school is nasty because there is gum everywhere it is gum heaven in there theres gum under the desks under the tables in the lunch room sometimes there is gum on the seats overall i think the school iss bad
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 8, 2009

We are very, very pleased with Eater. The teachers are excellent and very accessible. I feel up to date with their online grades and homework assignment system. We've had great coaches for our sports teams and are very glad we to have our daughter at the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 23, 2008

Our daughter has had an excellent first year at Eater Junior High. We've been very pleased with the fine Administration and Teaching staff, the variety of extracurricular activities, the online grade tracking system and the upgraded website design.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2005

My daughter attended J.W.Eater for and only her 6th grade year. We have had nothing but problems! I went to the administration with these concerns and I thought they were going to handle the problem but to my surprise the problem was swept under the carpet. On a good note, I love the teaching staff. The music program and teacher are wonderful. I pulled my daughter from this school. Good luck to you!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
63%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students26%
Female19%
Male32%
Black17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
Multiracial31%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White41%
Low income26%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)21%
Students without disabilities27%
English language learners7%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students29%
Female31%
Male28%
Black21%
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracial39%
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White39%
Low income29%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Students without disabilities32%
English language learners0%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students38%
Female33%
Male43%
Black35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Low income38%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)12%
Students without disabilities41%
English language learners13%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students46%
Female44%
Male48%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Low income46%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)12%
Students without disabilities50%
English language learners14%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students62%
Female60%
Male63%
Black52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Low income62%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%
Students without disabilities66%
English language learners40%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students30%
Female31%
Male29%
Black22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Low income30%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities33%
English language learners12%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students38%
Female44%
Male31%
Black24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Low income38%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities41%
English language learners20%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

26%
of schools in the state are Below average
46%
of schools in the state are Average
28%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

Below Average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISAT results from the state of Illinois.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 value table growth scores from the state of Illinois.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 39% 51%
Black 38% 18%
Hispanic 15% 24%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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