Veterans Memorial Middle School



Veterans Memorial Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Veterans Memorial Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 127
7 118
8 128
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Veterans Memorial Middle School is a public elementary school located in Blue Island, IL in the Cook County School District 130. It enrolls 373 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 373
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.4

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Veterans Memorial Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 191
(51%)
1,789
(48%)
 Male 182
(49%)
1,904
(52%)

Veterans Memorial Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 261
(70%)
2,225
(60%)
 Black 88
(24%)
842
(23%)
 White 24
(6%)
557
(15%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
49
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Veterans Memorial Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 306
(82%)
2,759
(75%)
 Not Eligible 52
(14%)
465
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
469
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Veterans Memorial Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) is significantly 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.

Veterans Memorial Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 392
2006 432
2007 447
2008 460
2009 427
2010 437
2011 424
2012 430
2013 402
2014 400
2015 373

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.9
2007 17.9
2008 13.6
2009 12.5
2010 13.1
2011 12.5
2012 10.3
2013 41.2
2014 12.1
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81377551020408
2006 0.78472222222222
2007 0.84563758389262
2008 0.85434782608696
2009 0.91100702576112
2010 0.91533180778032
2011 0.81839622641509
2012 0.84418604651163
2013 0.91542288557214
2014 0.8975
2015 0.86058981233244

Compare Veterans Memorial Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 86.1%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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