Jerome Middle School

520 10th Ave West,

Jerome, ID, 83338-7049

Tel: (208)324-8134
Grades: 6-8

771 students

Jerome Middle School serves 771 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 22%.
Jerome Middle School operates within the Jerome Joint School District.

Overview

The student population of 771 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 771 students
Jerome Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Jerome Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jerome Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Jerome Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Jerome Middle School Asian (2003-2007)
Hispanic
45%
16%
Jerome Middle School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
n/a
1%
Jerome Middle School Black (2002-2009)
White
53%
78%
Jerome Middle School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jerome Middle School Sch Ethnicity Jerome Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.52 0.37
Jerome Middle School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
54%
39%
Jerome Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
13%
10%
Jerome Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,138 students has grown by 24% over five years.
School District Name Jerome Joint School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,138 526
Jerome Joint  School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $6 MM
Jerome Joint  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $6 MM
Jerome Joint  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,755 $10,010
Jerome Joint  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,425 $9,580
Jerome Joint  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northside Alternative Evening High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Summit Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jerome Summit Elementary School
    200 10th Ave West
    Jerome , ID , 83338
    (208)324-3396
    0.2  mi  |  513  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Jerome Jefferson Elementary School
    600 North Fillmore St
    Jerome , ID , 83338
    (208)324-8896
    0.4  mi  |  504  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Jerome Horizon Elementary School
    934 10th Ave East
    Jerome , ID , 83338
    (208)324-4841
    0.4  mi  |  659  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Jerome Northside Alternative Evening High School
    Alternative School
    104 North Tiger Dr
    Jerome , ID , 83338
    (208)324-8137
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Jerome Jerome High School
    104 North Tiger Dr
    Jerome , ID , 83338
    (208)324-8137
    0.7  mi  |  938  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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