Ionia Middle School

Ionia Middle School serves 674 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Ionia Middle School operates within the Ionia School District.

School Overview

The student population of 674 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 674 students
Ionia Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ionia Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Ionia Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Ionia Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 19:1
Ionia Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Ionia Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
11%
7%
Ionia Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
87%
68%
Ionia Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Ionia Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Ionia Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.23 0.27
Ionia Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
43%
Ionia Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Ionia Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,983 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,993 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,091 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Ionia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 2,983 784
Ionia School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $11 MM
Ionia School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $32 MM $11 MM
Ionia School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,993 $11,681
Ionia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,091 $11,849
Ionia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Douglas R. Welch High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Freedom Acres School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emerson School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • IoniaWest Michigan Virtual - Ionia
    Alternative School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12322 West Main St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)232-3322
    0.39-12n/a
  • IoniaEmerson School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 167 students645 Hackett St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)527-8018
    0.5KG-5167
  • IoniaJefferson School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 321 students420 North Jefferson St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)527-2740
    0.5KG-5321
  • IoniaDouglas R. Welch High School
    Alternative School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 107 students830 Harrison St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)527-3530
    19-12107
  • IoniaMichigan Reformatory High School
    Alternative School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 16 students1342 West Main St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)527-2500
    1.79-1216

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