Pontiac Junior High School

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400 Ashland Ave

Fairview Heights, IL 62208

(618) 233-6004

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 250

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Pontiac Junior High School

some teachers seem to really like to teach and help the kids, while others we have had nightmares with; example: Every week a teacher would misplace an assignment my child turned it, teachers would confid to me they got them but misplaced them, then they would give him a 0% - 50% credit (which is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/12/13

As a Military transplant, I have seen my share of schools. This is our third year in the Pontiac William Holiday School district, and i have few complaints. Students and parents get out of it what they put into it. The Science program is one of the best in the state for Junior High. The school has engaged ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/12

I am a current 7th grader at this school! I love this because you can always go to a teacher when you are down or getting messed with. Most of the kids here are friendly, and there's a program called Character Crew that I am in. Character Crew is always doing charity work and volunteering for the less ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/16/12

Wow-Issues here. I may need to look around other schools and see if it is rampant in the area or just this school. Clean cut does not fit in here. We are military transplants and no owo schools are the same, but by the same token I have a lot to compare this two. My daughter has been thrown onto ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/03/11

This school is not helping my son, who is currently in 7th excel at all!!! He is doing terribly bad academically and the only thing the school is telling me is to put him on medication!! They don't communicate with me what I can do to help him. They have an after school program but that's still doesn't ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/10/11

I am a current 8th grade student at PJHS. This school is the best! Like: All the teachers respect you and treat you like an individual. The teachers also always do their best to help us (the students) and they go out of their way to help us as well by coming before school and staying late after school. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/16/09

Like: Small school with easier parent/teacher interaction; safe and no known drugs/thugs. Dislikes: Limited class opportunities (such as language, lib arts, etc); curriculum is very basic. The teachers push out more homework than any school I've ever been affiliated with. My daughter averages 3 hrs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/27/07

Pontiac is a good school to make friends. Everybody is really friendly and the food is great.Although the physical education department is in need of a few adjustments.

Posted by a former student on 11/29/05

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Test scores for Pontiac Junior High School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Pontiac Junior High School
Pontiac-w Holliday Sd 105
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Fairview Heights schools — Pontiac Junior High School is located at 400 Ashland Ave, Fairview Heights IL 62208. 400 Ashland Ave is in the 62208 ZIP code in Fairview Heights, IL The school district for Pontiac Junior High School is the Pontiac-w Holliday Sd 105. Pontiac Junior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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