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Statewide test results: 74 percent of Grove Junior failed English language arts

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By Local Labs News Service | Mar 4, 2018

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About 26 percent of Grove Junior High School students passed annual English language arts assessments in 2017 and nearly three quarters of students failed, according to a North Cook News analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, is administered to third- through eighth-graders in Illinois, testing them in reading and math based on Common Core standards.

According to Grove Junior High School English language scores, about 22 percent met expectations and 4 percent exceeded them. Students whose results are in either category are considered to be most ready to move on to the next level and are most prepared for college or work.

Another 27 percent approached expectations, while 25 percent partially met expectations and 22 percent did not meet them. Students who scored in these categories are not ready for the next level of schooling, according to the test.

Test results at Grove Junior High School, which enrolled 943 students in 2017, fell below state averages.

Statewide, 37 percent of students passed the test and 63 percent failed.

Of students statewide who passed, only five percent 'exceeded' expectations.

Grove Junior High School's English language arts scores over 3 years

Year
Passed
Failed
2017
26.3%
73.7%
2016
31.1%
68.9%
2015
37.3%
62.7%

How County schools' English language arts scores compare

School
City
County
Passed
Failed
Wood Oaks Junior High School
Northbrook
Cook
86.2%
13.8%
Marie Murphy School
Wilmette
Cook
80%
20.0%
Maple School
Northbrook
Cook
76.5%
23.5%
Twin Groves Middle School
Buffalo Grove
Lake
75.9%
24.1%
Carleton W. Washburne School
Winnetka
Cook
75.3%
24.7%
Wilmette Junior High School
Wilmette
Cook
71%
29.0%
Lincoln Hall Middle School
Lincolnwood
Cook
69.1%
30.9%
Jane Addams Jhs
Schaumburg
Cook
66.1%
33.9%
Helen Keller Jhs
Schaumburg
Cook
65%
35.0%
Margaret Mead Jhs
Elk Grove Village
Cook
63.1%
36.9%
Thomas Middle School
Arlington Heights
Cook
62.1%
37.9%
South Middle School
Arlington Heights
Cook
60.9%
39.1%
Plum Grove Junior High School
Rolling Meadows
Cook
60%
40.0%
Robert Frost Jhs
Schaumburg
Cook
59%
41.0%
Emerson Middle School
Niles
Cook
57.8%
42.2%
Springman Middle School
Glenview
Cook
57.7%
42.3%
Northbrook Junior High School
Northbrook
Cook
56.3%
43.7%
Field School
Northbrook
Cook
55.7%
44.3%
River Trails Middle School
Mt Prospect
Cook
53.7%
46.3%
Lincoln Middle School
Mt Prospect
Cook
53.1%
46.9%
Chippewa Middle School
Des Plaines
Cook
52.3%
47.7%
Walter R. Sundling Junior High School
Palatine
Cook
51.9%
48.1%
Eastview Middle School
Bartlett
Kane
51.8%
48.2%
Dwight D. Eisenhower Jhs
Hoffman Estates
Cook
51%
49.0%
Oliver McCracken Middle School
Skokie
Cook
50.6%
49.4%
Lincoln Middle School
Park Ridge
Cook
50.3%
49.7%
Macarthur Middle School
Prospect Heights
Cook
49.6%
50.4%
Attea Middle School
Glenview
Cook
47.7%
52.3%
Haven Middle School
Evanston
Cook
45.2%
54.8%
Nichols Middle School
Evanston
Cook
45.1%
54.9%
Lincoln Junior High School
Lincoln
Logan
45.1%
54.9%
Algonquin Middle School
Des Plaines
Cook
43.7%
56.3%
Cooper Middle School
Buffalo Grove
Cook
43.3%
56.7%
Carl Sandburg Junior High School
Rolling Meadows
Cook
42.2%
57.8%
Gemini Junior High School
Niles
Cook
41.1%
58.9%
Friendship Junior High School
Des Plaines
Cook
40.1%
59.9%
Lincoln Junior High School
Skokie
Cook
39.1%
60.9%
Old Orchard Junior High School
Skokie
Cook
38.6%
61.4%
Holmes Junior High School
Mt Prospect
Cook
37.1%
62.9%
Chute Middle School
Evanston
Cook
36.3%
63.7%
Jack London Middle School
Wheeling
Cook
34.6%
65.4%
Tefft Middle School
Streamwood
Kane
30.1%
69.9%
Canton Middle School
Streamwood
Kane
28.7%
71.3%
Grove Junior High School
Elk Grove Village
Cook
26.3%
73.7%
Winston Campus Junior High
Palatine
Cook
26.2%
73.8%
Oliver W. Holmes Middle School
Wheeling
Cook
24.3%
75.7%

Top 20 Illinois schools' English language arts scores

School
City
County
Passed
Failed
Wood Oaks Junior High School
Northbrook
Cook
86.2%
13.8%
Daniel Wright Junior High School
Lincolnshire
Lake
85.6%
14.4%
Hickory Creek Middle School
Frankfort
Will
83.6%
16.4%
Butler Junior High School
Oak Brook
Dupage
82.1%
17.9%
Deer Path Middle School West
Lake Forest
Lake
80.2%
19.8%
Marie Murphy School
Wilmette
Cook
80%
20.0%
Lake Bluff Middle School
Lake Bluff
Lake
79.9%
20.1%
Kennedy Junior High School
Lisle
Dupage
79.5%
20.5%
Alan B. Shepard Middle School
Deerfield
Lake
78.6%
21.4%
Hinckley-Big Rock Middle School
Big Rock
Dekalb
78.6%
21.4%
Maple School
Northbrook
Cook
76.5%
23.5%
Woodlawn Middle School
Long Grove
Lake
76.2%
23.8%
Twin Groves Middle School
Buffalo Grove
Lake
75.9%
24.1%
McClure Junior High School
Western Springs
Cook
75.7%
24.3%
Park Junior High School
La Grange Park
Cook
75.7%
24.3%
Carleton W. Washburne School
Winnetka
Cook
75.3%
24.7%
Stephen Mack Middle School
Rockton
Winnebago
75.1%
24.9%
Charles J. Caruso Middle School
Deerfield
Lake
73.5%
26.5%
Edison Middle School
Wheaton
Dupage
72.9%
27.1%
Mossville Junior High
Mossville
Peoria
71.9%
28.1%

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