Virgil I Grissom Middle School



Virgil I Grissom Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Virgil I Grissom Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 193
7 211
8 234
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Virgil I Grissom Middle School is a public elementary school located in Tinley Park, IL in the Kirby School District 140. It enrolls 638 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 638
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.75

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Virgil I Grissom Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 329
(52%)
1,946
(53%)
 Female 309
(48%)
1,750
(47%)

Virgil I Grissom Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 539
(84%)
3,027
(82%)
 Hispanic 43
(7%)
263
(7%)
 Asian 25
(4%)
190
(5%)
 Black 18
(3%)
91
(2%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
120
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Virgil I Grissom Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 614
(96%)
3,579
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
117
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Virgil I Grissom Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.8%) 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.

Virgil I Grissom Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 822
2006 748
2007 714
2008 736
2009 694
2010 687
2011 632
2012 638

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 17.8
2007 17.8
2008 15.3
2009 13.9
2010 13.7
2011 13.4
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.050632911392405
2012 0.037617554858934

Compare Virgil I Grissom 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 3.8%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Virgil I Grissom Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 638 12.8:1  
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Private PK - 08 635 21:1 2 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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