Sandwich Middle School

600 South Wells St

Sandwich, IL 60548-2481

Tel: (815)786-2138
Grades: 6-8

554 students

Sandwich Middle School serves 554 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Sandwich Middle School operates within the Sandwich Cusd 430 School District.

Overview

The student population of 554 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 554 students
Sandwich Middle School Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Sandwich Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2013)
Students by Grade Sandwich Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less 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 11:1 13:1
Sandwich Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2013)
Hispanic
12%
24%
Sandwich Middle School Hispanic (2002-2013)
White
84%
50%
Sandwich Middle School White (2002-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Sandwich Middle School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sandwich Middle School Sch Ethnicity Sandwich 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.
0.28 0.30
Sandwich Middle School Diversity Score (2002-2013)
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.
29%
45%
Sandwich Middle 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.
3%
6%
Sandwich Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,248 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Sandwich Cusd 430 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,248 932
Sandwich Cusd 430 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $10 MM
Sandwich Cusd 430 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $23 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,094 $10,546
Sandwich Cusd 430 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,335 $10,416
Sandwich Cusd 430 School 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 Sandwich Community High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Herman E Dummer Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lynn G Haskin Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SandwichLynn G Haskin Elementary School
    720 South Wells St
    SandwichIL 60548
    (815)786-8812
    0.1 mi | 246 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • SandwichHerman E Dummer Middle School
    422 South Wells St
    SandwichIL 60548
    (815)786-8498
    0.1 mi | 323 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • SandwichSandwich Community High School
    515 Lions Rd
    SandwichIL 60548
    (815)786-2157
    0.4 mi | 724 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SandwichIndian Valley Area Vocational Center
    Vocational School
    600 Lions Rd
    SandwichIL 60548
    (815)786-9873
    Vocational School

    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • SandwichW W Woodbury Elementary School
    322 East 3rd St
    SandwichIL 60548
    (815)786-6316
    0.5 mi | 174 students | Gr. PK-3                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.
Related School Videos

View more school videos