Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School



Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 1
6 289
7 301
8 294
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School is a public elementary school located in Oak Park, IL in the Oak Park Esd 97 School District. It enrolls 885 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 885
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.26

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Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 460
(52%)
2,850
(49%)
 Male 425
(48%)
2,926
(51%)

Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 474
(54%)
3,253
(56%)
 Black 238
(27%)
1,347
(23%)
 Two or More 84
(9%)
580
(10%)
 Asian 46
(5%)
250
(4%)
 Hispanic 43
(5%)
333
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 662
(75%)
4,533
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 171
(19%)
1,010
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(6%)
233
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.2%) is 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.

Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 736
2006 750
2007 759
2008 779
2009 765
2010 835
2011 863
2012 885

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 14.4
2007 14.6
2008 13
2009 12.6
2010 13.3
2011 13.7
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23641304347826
2006 0.24266666666667
2007 0.20816864295125
2008 0.19127086007702
2009 0.20522875816993
2010 0.21556886227545
2011 0.15990730011587
2012 0.25197740112994

Compare Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.2%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School
Oak Park, IL
Public 06 - 08 885 12.8:1  
St Edmund Parish School
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Private PK - 08 153 8:1 1 miles
Walther Lutheran Academy
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Private PK - 08 84 11:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 475 15:1 1 miles
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West Suburban Montessori School
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Private PK - KG 80 7:1 1 miles
St Bernardine Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 111 10:1 1 miles
Grant-White Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 115 12.8:1 1 miles
First Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten
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Private PK - KG 51 5:1 1 miles
William Beye Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 422 12.6:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 02 162 11.6:1 1 miles
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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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