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Transportation and Law

Public | 9-12 | 318 students

 

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Posted November 9, 2010

This si now the North west acadamey of law . and this school is amazing .I love this schgool it is a very cozzy place its like a family herte .. we dont have alot of promblems and our teachers love us and cherish us as if were there own when people say bad things about us they thinkl about the old north west but the is the new one and its better and our priciple is the best principle in the whole entire district . so when people say bad things about us think about this comment .am
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 17, 2010

Jennings is not a very good school at all the building is old and run down and is in need of repairs while the teachers are great but not all of them . And don't even get me started about the horrible rumors that i hear about the school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 15, 2009

It is one of the best highschools in the city of St.louis.We have a law program as well as jst about every sport. I've been there since freshman year and i'm a junior now so they are good at having me stay.
—Submitted by a student


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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.
Algebra I

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

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
40%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 54% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
10%
English

The state average for English was 60% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II

The state average for English II was 69% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
57%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 61% in 2013.

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n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Government

The state average for Government was 54% in 2013.

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n/a

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
13%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 47% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
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 Students37%
Black37%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Algebra II

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a

Biology

All Students22%
Black22%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch17%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

English

All Students22%
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

English II

All Students37%
Black35%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Geometry

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a

Government

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

U.S. History

All Students5%
Black5%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunch5%
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 99% 17%
White 1% 75%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 5%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 84%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Ms. Valerie Carter
Fax number
  • (314) 385-3651

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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5140 Riverview Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63120
Phone: (314) 385-4774

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