Shields Middle School



Shields Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shields Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 175
6 184
7 176
8 155
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shields Middle School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 690 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 690
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.72

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Shields Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 355
(51%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 335
(49%)
145,297
(49%)

Shields Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 670
(97%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 9
(1%)
28,538
(10%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
641
(0%)
 Black 3
(0%)
113,125
(39%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
520
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)

Shields Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 676
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 14
(2%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Shields Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.0%) 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.

Shields Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 760
2013 716
2014 706
2015 690

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 311.5
2013 17.9
2014 18.4
2015 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.98157894736842
2013 0.98324022346369
2014 0.98866855524079
2015 0.97971014492754

Compare Shields Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.0%
 

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Public 05 - 08 690 17.8:1  
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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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