Sterling Middle School



Sterling Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sterling Middle School Students by Grade
PK 111
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 1
5 63
6 78
7 102
8 80
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sterling Middle School is a public elementary school located in Peoria, IL in the Peoria School District 150. It enrolls 435 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sterling Middle School is the 1,043rd largest public school in Illinois and the 28,011th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 435
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,011th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,043rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 618th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 653rd out of 2,345

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Sterling Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 255
(59%)
5,349
(52%)
 Female 180
(41%)
4,922
(48%)

Sterling Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 273
(63%)
5,820
(57%)
 White 89
(20%)
2,436
(24%)
 Two or More 37
(9%)
855
(8%)
 Hispanic 29
(7%)
951
(9%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
160
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
33
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Sterling Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 366
(84%)
7,190
(70%)
 Not Eligible 69
(16%)
2,822
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
259
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Sterling Middle School is ranked 467th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Sterling Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 365
2007 365
2008 303
2009 358
2010 325
2011 476
2012 435

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 15.9
2007 17.4
2008 8.6
2009 10.7
2010 11.6
2011 12.1
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72106824925816
2006 0.75616438356164
2007 0.72876712328767
2008 0.73597359735974
2009 0.81564245810056
2010 0.83076923076923
2011 0.74579831932773
2012 0.84137931034483

Compare Sterling Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 84.1%
 

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Public 05 - 08 435 12:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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