Ira F Simmons Middle School



Ira F Simmons Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ira F Simmons Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 262
7 259
8 262
9 1
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ira F Simmons Middle School is a public elementary school located in Hoover, AL in the Hoover City School District. It enrolls 784 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 784
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 60

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Ira F Simmons Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 407
(52%)
4,407
(52%)
 Female 377
(48%)
4,128
(48%)

Ira F Simmons Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 498
(64%)
4,964
(58%)
 Black 164
(21%)
2,015
(24%)
 Hispanic 77
(10%)
726
(9%)
 Asian 25
(3%)
580
(7%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
235
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Ira F Simmons Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 563
(72%)
6,362
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 188
(24%)
1,809
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(4%)
364
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ira F Simmons Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Ira F Simmons Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 858
2006 818
2007 807
2008 816
2009 868
2010 934
2011 865
2012 894
2013 840
2014 832
2015 784

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 14.4
2007 14
2008 14.1
2009 12.8
2010 11.4
2011 13.1
2012 10.9
2013 14.9
2014 14.1
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18065268065268
2006 0.19926650366748
2007 0.19206939281289
2008 0.18382352941176
2009 0.21658986175115
2010 0.25267665952891
2011 0.25317919075145
2012 0.30648769574944
2013 0.30119047619048
2014 0.28485576923077
2015 0.28188775510204

Compare Ira F Simmons Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.2%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Ira F Simmons Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 784 13.1:1  
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Private PK - KG 89 3:1 3 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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