Rock Falls Middle School

Rock Falls Middle School serves 323 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Rock Falls Middle School operates within the Rock Falls Esd 13 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 323 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 323 students
Rock Falls Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rock Falls Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Rock Falls Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Rock Falls Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 22:1 18:1
Rock Falls Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
26%
25%
Rock Falls Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
17%
Rock Falls Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
68%
50%
Rock Falls Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Rock Falls Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Rock Falls Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.47 0.31
Rock Falls 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.
73%
47%
Rock Falls 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.
5%
3%
Rock Falls Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,125 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,546 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,351 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Rock Falls Esd 13 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,125 938
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $11 MM
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $10 MM $11 MM
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,546 $11,118
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,351 $11,218
Rock Falls Esd 13 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 Rock Falls Township High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thome Ed School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dillon Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rock FallsDillon Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 332 students1901 8th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-3356
    0.4KG-2332
  • Rock FallsMerrill Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 328 students600 4th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-4634
    13-5328
  • Rock FallsRock Falls Township High School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 658 students101 12th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-3886
    19-12658
  • Rock FallsRiverdale Preschool Center
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK | 142 students3505 Prophet Rd
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-5280
    1.4PK142
  • Rock FallsThome Ed School
    Special Education School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 4 students500 East 5th St
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-1026
    1.4KG-124

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