South Middle School



South Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 1
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 327
7 274
8 296
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Middle School is a public elementary school located in Arlington Heights, IL in the Arlington Heights School District 25. It enrolls 898 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Middle School is the 88th largest public school in Illinois and the 2,218th largest nationally. It has 8.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 898
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 104.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,218th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 88th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 144th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 12th out of 2,345

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South Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 473
(53%)
2,564
(49%)
 Male 425
(47%)
2,663
(51%)

South Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 763
(85%)
4,221
(81%)
 Hispanic 50
(6%)
356
(7%)
 Asian 44
(5%)
418
(8%)
 Two or More 27
(3%)
178
(3%)
 Black 11
(1%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

South Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 827
(92%)
4,933
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 69
(8%)
288
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, South Middle School is ranked 2,022nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

South Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 842
2006 865
2007 834
2008 876
2009 861
2010 891
2011 857
2012 898

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 14.2
2007 15.4
2008 13.7
2009 13.7
2010 14.6
2011 14
2012 8.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.070071258907363
2006 0.071676300578035
2007 0.069544364508393
2008 0.078767123287671
2009 0.10104529616725
2010 0.10998877665544
2011 0.10151691948658
2012 0.079064587973274

Compare South Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
860.0% 8.6:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.9%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 06 - 08 898 8.6:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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