Richard Ira Jones Middle School



Richard Ira Jones Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richard Ira Jones Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 303
7 310
8 287
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Richard Ira Jones Middle School is a public elementary school located in Plainfield, IL in the Plainfield School District 202. It enrolls 900 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 900
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.14

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Richard Ira Jones Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 471
(52%)
10,356
(52%)
 Female 429
(48%)
9,521
(48%)

Richard Ira Jones Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 648
(72%)
11,911
(60%)
 Hispanic 120
(13%)
4,383
(22%)
 Black 59
(7%)
1,657
(8%)
 Asian 39
(4%)
1,120
(6%)
 Two or More 27
(3%)
718
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
21
(0%)

Richard Ira Jones Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 778
(86%)
15,897
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 90
(10%)
2,976
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(4%)
1,004
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Richard Ira Jones Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.6%) 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.

Richard Ira Jones Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1227
2006 787
2007 768
2008 817
2009 877
2010 929
2011 921
2012 900

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 12.3
2007 15.4
2008 13.8
2009 14.4
2010 15.7
2011 16.4
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.079869600651997
2006 0.1143583227446
2007 0.079427083333333
2008 0.09547123623011
2009 0.13568985176739
2010 0.13670613562971
2011 0.1313789359392
2012 0.13555555555556

Compare Richard Ira Jones Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.6%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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