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: 2018 (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
837
Classroom Teachers
56

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

5

(10 is best)

Better than 49.9% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 30
Proficiency in Reading 32 33
Proficiency in Math 27 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 34
Proficiency in Reading 42 39
Proficiency in Math 32 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 27 32
Proficiency in Reading 32 35
Proficiency in Math 22.0 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.90
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.27
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 274 32.7%
Grade 7 275 32.9%
Grade 8 288 34.4%
Total 837 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 48.7% 59.1% 49.7%
Black 9.7% 9.5% 17.3%
Hispanic 38.5% 23.6% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.6% 7.5% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.2% 24.3% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.6% 20.4% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.6% 3.9% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 80,568 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,140.2 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.5% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.1% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.7% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 8.4% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 25,844 4,803,782
Single Parent Households With Children 6.9% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.4% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 43.6% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.8% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 26.6% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.2% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.8% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.4% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 2.1% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,962 $143,793,720 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,176 $21,238,560 8.4%
Staff $435 $7,856,100 3.1%
General Administration $278 $5,020,680 2.0%
School Administration $627 $11,323,620 4.5%
Operation $1,108 $20,010,480 7.9%
Transportation $834 $15,062,040 5.9%
Other $495 $8,939,700 3.5%
Total Support $4,953 $89,451,180 35.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,160 $20,949,600 8.2%
Total Expenditures $14,075 $254,194,500 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%