Plank Junior High School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
510 Secretariat Ln
Oswego, IL 60543
Phone
(630) 636-3489
District
CUSD 308
County
KENDALL COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
861
Classroom Teachers
59

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

6

(10 is best)

Better than 52.7% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Plank Junior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 31 29
Proficiency in Reading 34 33
Proficiency in Math 28 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 34
Proficiency in Reading 40 38
Proficiency in Math 33 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 28 32
Proficiency in Reading 33 35
Proficiency in Math 22.3 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.65
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.60
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 290 33.7%
Grade 7 297 34.5%
Grade 8 274 31.8%
Total 861 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 53.8% 62.7% 50.5%
Black 8.1% 9.2% 17.6%
Hispanic 32.8% 20.6% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.1% 6.7% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.2% 0.8% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.7% 19.3% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.5% 17.2% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.2% 2.1% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 79,356 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,123.1 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.5% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.3% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.1% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.2% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 8.0% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 25,059 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 8.4% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.4% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 42.4% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.1% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 24.5% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.9% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.6% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.4% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.4% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 2.1% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,774 $121,396,854 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $526 $9,426,446 4.1%
Staff $363 $6,505,323 2.8%
General Administration $195 $3,494,595 1.5%
School Administration $625 $11,200,625 4.8%
Operation $1,103 $19,766,863 8.5%
Transportation $780 $13,978,380 6.0%
Other $548 $9,820,708 4.2%
Total Support $4,139 $74,175,019 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,030 $36,379,630 15.7%
Total Expenditures $12,943 $231,951,503 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%