Emge Junior High School

Emge Junior High School serves 340 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Emge Junior High School operates within the Harmony Emge 175 School District.

Overview

The student population of 340 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 340 students
Emge Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Emge Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Emge 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 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Emge Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
24%
Emge Junior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
40%
19%
Emge Junior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
49%
50%
Emge Junior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Emge Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Emge Junior High 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.
0.60 0.30
Emge Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
38%
45%
Emge Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
19%
6%
Emge Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 842 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,417 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 42% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,595 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Harmony Emge 175 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 842 932
Harmony Emge   175 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $10 MM
Harmony Emge   175 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $9 MM $10 MM
Harmony Emge   175 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,417 $10,546
Harmony Emge   175 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,595 $10,416
Harmony Emge   175 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Belleville High School-west (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Junior High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ellis Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belleville Ellis Elementary School
    250 Illini Dr
    BellevilleIL 62223
    (618)397-5512
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 502 students                      
  • BellevilleSignal Hill Elementary School
    40 Signal Hill Place
    BellevilleIL 62223
    (618)397-0325
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 388 students                      
  • BellevilleBelleville High School-west
    4063 Frank Scott Parkway West
    BellevilleIL 62223
    (618)222-7610
    2.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2234 students                      
  • BellevilleBelleville Township High School-night/alt School
    Alternative School
    4063 Frank Scott Parkway West
    BellevilleIL 62223
    (618)222-7660
    Alternative School

    2.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 109 students                      
  • BellevilleAbraham Lincoln Elementary School
    820 Royal Heights Rd
    BellevilleIL 62226
    (618)233-2414
    2.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 471 students                      

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