River Forest Middle School



River Forest Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

River Forest Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 120
7 131
8 104
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

River Forest Middle School is a public elementary school located in Hobart, IN in the River Forest Community School Corporation. It enrolls 355 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 355
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 23

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River Forest Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 183
(52%)
574
(53%)
 Female 172
(48%)
500
(47%)

River Forest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 166
(47%)
457
(43%)
 Hispanic 141
(40%)
474
(44%)
 Black 30
(8%)
71
(7%)
 Two or More 16
(5%)
59
(5%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

River Forest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 260
(73%)
817
(76%)
 Not Eligible 71
(20%)
199
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(7%)
58
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of River Forest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

River Forest Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 235
2006 225
2007 309
2008 285
2009 310
2010 344
2011 364
2012 357
2013 321
2014 232
2015 355

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 N/A
2007 18.6
2008 15.7
2009 17.2
2010 19
2011 N/A
2012 12.8
2013 14.9
2014 13.6
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78723404255319
2006 0.76444444444444
2007 0.75404530744337
2008 0.87368421052632
2009 0.9
2010 0.78779069767442
2011 0.82692307692308
2012 0.82352941176471
2013 0.76635514018692
2014 0.8448275862069
2015 0.8

Compare River Forest Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.0%
 

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Public 06 - 08 355 15.4:1  
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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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