Memorial Junior High School

2721 Ridge Rd

Lansing, IL 60438-2933

Grades: 6-8

831 students

Memorial Junior High School serves 831 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Memorial Junior High School operates within the Lansing 158 School District.

Overview

The student population of 831 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 831 students
Memorial Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Memorial Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Memorial Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 15:1 13:1
Memorial Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
24%
24%
Memorial Junior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
51%
19%
Memorial Junior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
21%
50%
Memorial Junior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Memorial Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Memorial 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.
0.64 0.30
Memorial 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.
48%
45%
Memorial Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
23%
6%
Memorial Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,311 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,688 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,281 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 70% over four years.
School District Name Lansing 158 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,311 932
Lansing   158 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $10 MM
Lansing   158 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $30 MM $10 MM
Lansing   158 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,688 $10,546
Lansing   158 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,281 $10,416
Lansing   158 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 Thornton Fractnl So High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Heritage Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lester Crawl Primary Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LansingLester Crawl Primary Center
    18300 Greenbay Ave
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)474-0149
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 110 students                      
  • LansingThornton Fractnl So High School
    18500 Burnham Ave
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)585-2000
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1896 students                      
  • LansingOak Glen Elementary School
    2101 182nd St
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)474-1714
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 438 students                      
  • LansingCoolidge Elementary School
    17845 Henry St
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)474-4320
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 644 students                      
  • LansingNathan Hale Elementary School
    19055 Burnham Ave
    LansingIL 60438
    (708)895-3030
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 519 students                      

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