Simmons Middle School



Simmons Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Simmons Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 214
7 260
8 236
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Simmons Middle School is a public elementary school located in Oak Lawn, IL in the Ridgeland School District 122. It enrolls 710 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 710
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.25

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Simmons Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 360
(51%)
1,182
(51%)
 Female 350
(49%)
1,151
(49%)

Simmons Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 467
(66%)
1,557
(67%)
 Hispanic 190
(27%)
589
(25%)
 Black 33
(5%)
89
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
36
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
57
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Simmons Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 337
(47%)
1,082
(46%)
 Not Eligible 275
(39%)
961
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 98
(14%)
290
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Simmons Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.3%) 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.

Simmons Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 516
2006 511
2007 503
2008 477
2009 745
2010 750
2011 726
2012 700
2013 707
2014 746
2015 710

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 21.3
2007 26.5
2008 19.1
2009 19.8
2010 20.8
2011 20
2012 18.2
2013 17.3
2014 17.3
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34883720930233
2006 0.42465753424658
2007 0.32007952286282
2008 0.38364779874214
2009 0.46308724832215
2010 0.56266666666667
2011 0.55096418732782
2012 0.59571428571429
2013 0.5954738330976
2014 0.70107238605898
2015 0.61267605633803

Compare Simmons Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.3%
 

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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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