Palos South Middle School



Palos South Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palos South Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 191
7 216
8 238
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palos South Middle School is a public elementary school located in Palos Park, IL in the Palos Ccsd 118 School District. It enrolls 645 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 645
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.37

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Palos South Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 329
(51%)
915
(49%)
 Male 316
(49%)
947
(51%)

Palos South Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 557
(86%)
1,566
(84%)
 Hispanic 49
(8%)
166
(9%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
70
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
36
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palos South Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 536
(83%)
1,435
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 70
(11%)
191
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(6%)
236
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Palos South Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.9%) 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.

Palos South Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 751
2006 751
2007 704
2008 663
2009 651
2010 670
2011 671
2012 645

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 17.5
2007 16
2008 13.4
2009 13.1
2010 13.4
2011 14.6
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.089214380825566
2006 0.081225033288948
2007 0.10653409090909
2008 0.10105580693816
2009 0.12903225806452
2010 0.13731343283582
2011 0.13263785394933
2012 0.16899224806202

Compare Palos South Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.9%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Palos South Middle School
Palos Park, IL
Public 06 - 08 645 13.6:1  
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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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