Emge Junior High School

Emge Junior High School serves 361 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% 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 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 361 students
Emge Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Emge Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Emge Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 18:1 15:1
Emge Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Emge Junior High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
4%
Emge Junior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
23%
Emge Junior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
39%
19%
Emge Junior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
45%
50%
Emge Junior High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.64 0.95
Emge Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
21%
23%
Emge Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
33%
26%
Emge Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 812 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Harmony Emge 175 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 812 949
Harmony Emge   175 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $10 MM
Harmony Emge   175 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $9 MM $10 MM
Harmony Emge   175 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,417 $10,546
Harmony Emge   175 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,595 $10,416
Harmony Emge   175 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Students Grades
  • Belleville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Ellis Elementary School
    250 Illini Dr
    Belleville , IL , 62223
    (618)397-5512
    0.7  mi  |  451  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Belleville Signal Hill Elementary School
    40 Signal Hill Place
    Belleville , IL , 62223
    (618)397-0325
    1.9  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Belleville Belleville High School-west
    4063 Frank Scott Parkway West
    Belleville , IL , 62223
    (618)222-7610
    2.3  mi  |  2215  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Belleville Belleville Township High School-night/alt School
    Alternative School
    4063 Frank Scott Parkway West
    Belleville , IL , 62223
    (618)222-7660
    Alternative School
    2.3  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Belleville Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
    820 Royal Heights Rd
    Belleville , IL , 62226
    (618)233-2414
    2.5  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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