Gower Middle School



Gower Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gower Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 108
6 82
7 102
8 98
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gower Middle School is a public elementary school located in Burr Ridge, IL in the Gower School District 62. It enrolls 390 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 390
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.55

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Gower Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 198
(51%)
472
(53%)
 Female 192
(49%)
411
(47%)

Gower Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 256
(66%)
564
(64%)
 Asian 63
(16%)
134
(15%)
 Two or More 29
(7%)
81
(9%)
 Hispanic 24
(6%)
64
(7%)
 Black 18
(5%)
39
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Gower Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 341
(87%)
772
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 49
(13%)
111
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gower Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.6%) 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.

Gower Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 453
2006 480
2007 451
2008 459
2009 423
2010 425
2011 386
2012 390

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 15.5
2007 16.1
2008 14.7
2009 13.9
2010 13.8
2011 12.5
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.077720207253886
2012 0.12564102564103

Compare Gower Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.6%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Gower Middle School
Burr Ridge, IL
Public 05 - 08 390 15.9:1  
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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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