Memorial Junior High School

Memorial Junior High School serves 871 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Memorial Junior High School operates within the Lansing 158 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 871 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 871 students
Memorial Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Memorial Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Memorial Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Memorial Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Memorial Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
23%
25%
Memorial Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
53%
17%
Memorial Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
20%
50%
Memorial Junior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Memorial Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.63 0.66
Memorial Junior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
69%
47%
Memorial Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
3%
3%
Memorial Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

Lansing 158 School District's student population of 2,489 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,340 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lansing 158 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,489 849
Lansing   158 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM n/a
Lansing   158 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $26 MM n/a
Lansing   158 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,340 n/a
Lansing   158 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,177 n/a
Lansing   158 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Thornton Fractnl So High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Heritage Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lester Crawl Primary Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • LansingLester Crawl Primary Center
    Grades: PK-1 | 82 students
    0.5 miles
    18300 Greenbay Ave
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)474-0149
    0.5PK-182
  • LansingThornton Fractnl So High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1799 students
    0.7 miles
    18500 Burnham Ave
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)585-2000
    0.79-121799
  • LansingOak Glen Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 508 students
    0.8 miles
    2101 182nd St
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)474-1714
    0.8KG-5508
  • LansingCoolidge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 690 students
    0.9 miles
    17845 Henry St
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)474-4320
    0.9KG-5690
  • LansingNathan Hale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 539 students
    1.2 miles
    19055 Burnham Ave
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)895-3030
    1.2PK-4539

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