Martin P Mckay Education Center

516 South Cedar Rd,

New Lenox, IL, 60451-1754

Tel: (815)463-8068
Grades: 7-12

35 students

Martin P Mckay Education Center serves 35 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Martin P Mckay Education Center operates within the Lincoln-way Area Spec Ed Ja School District.

Overview

The student population of 35 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 35 students
Martin P Mckay Education Center Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 74% Male / 26%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Martin P Mckay Education Center Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Martin P Mckay Education Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1 15:1
Martin P Mckay Education Center Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
5%
23%
Martin P Mckay Education Center Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
8%
19%
Martin P Mckay Education Center Black (2008-2012)
White
77%
50%
Martin P Mckay Education Center White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.39 0.95
Martin P Mckay Education Center Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
8%
23%
Martin P Mckay Education Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
20%
26%
Martin P Mckay Education Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 88 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lincoln-way Area Spec Ed Ja School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 88 949
Lincoln-way Area Spec Ed Ja  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2008)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Lincoln-way Area Spec Ed Ja  School District Graduation Rate (1998-2008)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $10 MM
Lincoln-way Area Spec Ed Ja  School District Total Revenue (1997-2009)
District Spending $27 MM $10 MM
Lincoln-way Area Spec Ed Ja  School District Spending (1997-2009)
District Revenue / Student $294,239 $10,546
Lincoln-way Area Spec Ed Ja  School District Revenue / Student (1997-2008)
District Spending / Student $308,739 $10,416
Lincoln-way Area Spec Ed Ja  School District Spending / Student (1997-2008)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lincoln-way Central High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Oster-oakview School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Haines Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Lenox Oster-oakview School
    809 North Cedar Rd
    New Lenox , IL , 60451
    (815)485-2125
    0.4  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • New Lenox Haines Elementary School
    155 Haines Ave
    New Lenox , IL , 60451
    (815)485-2115
    0.8  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  1-3
  • New Lenox Arnold J Tyler School
    511 East Illinois Hwy
    New Lenox , IL , 60451
    (815)485-2398
    0.9  mi  |  388  students  |  Gr.  1-3
  • New Lenox Bentley Elementary School
    513 East Illinois Hwy
    New Lenox , IL , 60451
    (815)485-4451
    0.9  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • New Lenox Alex M Martino Junior High School
    731 East Joliet Hwy
    New Lenox , IL , 60451
    (815)485-7593
    1.1  mi  |  616  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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New Lenox, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.22, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in New Lenox is Martin P Mckay Education Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.