River Trails Middle School

River Trails Middle School serves 493 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 50%.
River Trails Middle School operates within the River Trails 26 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 493 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 493 students
River Trails Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % River Trails Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
River Trails Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade River Trails Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 18:1
River Trails Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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 0.31
River Trails 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.
28%
47%
River Trails Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
4%
3%
River Trails Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,410 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,236 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,014 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 55% over four years.
School District Name River Trails 26 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,410 938
River Trails   26 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $11 MM
River Trails   26 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $27 MM $11 MM
River Trails   26 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $18,236 $11,118
River Trails   26 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $18,014 $11,218
River Trails   26 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 Prospect High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chippewa Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cumberland Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • Des PlainesChippewa Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 679 students123 North 8th Ave
    Des PlainesIL 60016
    (847)824-1503
    1.16-8679
  • Des PlainesCumberland Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 287 students700 East Golf Rd
    Des PlainesIL 60016
    (847)824-1451
    1.1PK-5287
  • Mount ProspectEuclid Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 487 students1211 North Wheeling Rd
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847)259-3303
    1.5PK-5487
  • Mount ProspectIndian Grove Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 430 students1340 North Burning Bush Ln
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847)298-1976
    1.5PK-5430
  • Mount ProspectLions Park Elementary School
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    1.6 miles | Grades: 2-5 | 474 students300 East Council Trl
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847)394-7330
    1.62-5474

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