Henry W Cowherd Middle School



Henry W Cowherd Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Henry W Cowherd Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 323
7 342
8 324
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Henry W Cowherd Middle School is a public elementary school located in Aurora, IL in the Aurora East Usd 131 School District. It enrolls 989 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 989
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.97

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Henry W Cowherd Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 495
(50%)
5,429
(51%)
 Female 494
(50%)
5,246
(49%)

Henry W Cowherd Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 819
(83%)
9,279
(87%)
 Black 121
(12%)
806
(8%)
 White 20
(2%)
316
(3%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
146
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
74
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)

Henry W Cowherd Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 630
(64%)
6,965
(65%)
 Not Eligible 359
(36%)
3,710
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Henry W Cowherd Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Henry W Cowherd Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 814
2006 884
2007 914
2008 882
2009 924
2010 996
2011 1064
2012 1083
2013 984
2014 975
2015 989

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 12.6
2007 16.9
2008 14.2
2009 12.9
2010 13.8
2011 15
2012 N/A
2013 14.7
2014 14.4
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73710073710074
2006 0.79298642533937
2007 0.75929978118162
2008 0.97732426303855
2009 0.85930735930736
2010 0.72489959839357
2011 0.83082706766917
2012 0.90858725761773
2013 0.73475609756098
2014 0.8174358974359
2015 0.63700707785642

Compare Henry W Cowherd Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 63.7%
 

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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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