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Analysis: 75 percent of Hufford Junior students fail annual tests

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By Local Labs News Service | Feb 28, 2018


Academic results data released recently reveals 25 percent of Hufford Junior High School students are considered on track for the next grade level, according to a Will County Gazette analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The end-of-year tests known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, are administered to third- through eighth-graders in Illinois, testing them in reading and math based on Common Core standards. A composite score combines the results of the subject tests.

Composite scores for Hufford Junior High School show about 24 percent met expectations and 2 percent exceeded them. Students whose results are in either category passed the tests and are considered prepared for the next grade level, college or work.

Another 32 percent approached expectations, 26 percent partially met expectations and 17 percent did not meet expectations. Students who scored in these categories are not ready for the next level of schooling, according to the test.

Test results at Hufford Junior High School, which enrolled 1,135 students in 2017, fell below state averages.

Statewide, 34 percent of students passed the test and 66 percent failed.

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

Hufford Junior High School's scores over 3 years

Year
Passed
Failed
2017
25%
75.0%
2016
26%
74.0%
2015
28.3%
71.7%

How Will County schools' scores compare

School
City
County
Passed
Failed
Hickory Creek Middle School
Frankfort
Will
79%
21.0%
Gordon Gregory Middle School
Naperville
Dupage
66.8%
33.2%
Scullen Middle School
Naperville
Dupage
65%
35.0%
Clifford Crone Middle School
Naperville
Dupage
61.8%
38.2%
Heritage Grove Middle School
Plainfield
Will
56.2%
43.8%
Bednarcik Junior High School
Aurora
Kendall
54.6%
45.4%
Jane Addams Middle School
Bolingbrook
Will
54.3%
45.7%
Homer Junior High School
Homer Glen
Will
52.4%
47.6%
Manhattan Junior High School
Manhattan
Will
49.6%
50.4%
Oak Prairie Junior High School
Homer Glen
Will
49.4%
50.6%
Peotone Junior High School
Peotone
Will
48.6%
51.4%
John F. Kennedy Middle School
Plainfield
Will
48.1%
51.9%
Liberty Junior High School
New Lenox
Will
46.1%
53.9%
Richard Ira Jones Middle School
Plainfield
Will
45.5%
54.5%
Reed-Custer Middle School
Braidwood
Will
44.3%
55.7%
Channahon Junior High School
Channahon
Will
44%
56.0%
Troy Middle School
Plainfield
Will
43.4%
56.6%
Alex M. Martino Junior High School
New Lenox
Will
41.9%
58.1%
Indian Trail Middle School
Plainfield
Will
41.1%
58.9%
Mokena Junior High School
Mokena
Will
38.2%
61.8%
Timber Ridge Middle School
Plainfield
Will
38%
62.0%
John J. Lukancic Middle School
Romeoville
Will
37.9%
62.1%
Wilmington Middle School
Wilmington
Will
37.1%
62.9%
Beecher Junior High School
Beecher
Will
36.8%
63.2%
A. Vito Martinez Middle School
Romeoville
Will
35.5%
64.5%
Drauden Point Middle School
Plainfield
Will
35.2%
64.8%
Summit Hill Junior High School
Frankfort
Will
35%
65.0%
Brooks Middle School
Bolingbrook
Will
32.8%
67.2%
Hubert H. Humphrey Middle School
Bolingbrook
Will
31.8%
68.2%
Hufford Junior High School
Joliet
Will
25%
75.0%
Washington Junior High & Academy Prgm
Joliet
Will
23.8%
76.2%
Gompers Junior High School
Joliet
Will
19%
81.0%
Dirksen Junior High School
Joliet
Will
18.7%
81.3%
Crete-Monee Middle School
University Park
Will
16.9%
83.1%

Top 20 Illinois schools' scores

School
City
County
Passed
Failed
Daniel Wright Junior High School
Lincolnshire
Lake
81.7%
18.3%
Wood Oaks Junior High School
Northbrook
Cook
80.1%
19.9%
Butler Junior High School
Oak Brook
Dupage
79.9%
20.1%
Marie Murphy School
Wilmette
Cook
79.3%
20.7%
Hickory Creek Middle School
Frankfort
Will
79%
21.0%
Kennedy Junior High School
Lisle
Dupage
77.5%
22.5%
Maple School
Northbrook
Cook
76.6%
23.4%
Alan B. Shepard Middle School
Deerfield
Lake
75.3%
24.7%
McClure Junior High School
Western Springs
Cook
74.7%
25.3%
Twin Groves Middle School
Buffalo Grove
Lake
73.7%
26.3%
Carleton W. Washburne School
Winnetka
Cook
73.3%
26.7%
Lake Bluff Middle School
Lake Bluff
Lake
73%
27.0%
Woodlawn Middle School
Long Grove
Lake
72.5%
27.5%
Charles J. Caruso Middle School
Deerfield
Lake
72%
28.0%
Deer Path Middle School West
Lake Forest
Lake
71.9%
28.1%
Clarendon Hills Middle School
Clarendon Hills
Dupage
68%
32.0%
Park Junior High School
La Grange Park
Cook
67.7%
32.3%
Wilmette Junior High School
Wilmette
Cook
67.5%
32.5%
Hinsdale Middle School
Hinsdale
Dupage
67.2%
32.8%
Gordon Gregory Middle School
Naperville
Dupage
66.8%
33.2%

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