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Jennings Jr. High School

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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.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 55% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
15%
Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
18%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 55% in 2013.

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
26%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

205 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
16%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

203 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
11%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students36%
Black36%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch35%
Students with disabilities16%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students40%
Black40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch39%
Students with disabilities16%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students26%
Black25%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch24%
Students with disabilities11%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students24%
Black24%
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch24%
Students with disabilities8%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students14%
Black14%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch14%
Students with disabilities5%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 57% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 98% 17%
Two or more races 1% 2%
White 1% 74%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 5%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms. Genita Williams
Fax number
  • (314) 653-8168

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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8831 Cozens
Jennings, MO 63136
Phone: (314) 653-8150

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