South Spencer Middle School

1298 North Orchard Rd,

Rockport, IN, 47635-1598

Tel: (812)649-2203
Grades: 6-8

343 students

South Spencer Middle School serves 343 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
South Spencer Middle School operates within the South Spencer County Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 343 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 343 students
South Spencer Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
South Spencer Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Spencer Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
South Spencer Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
South Spencer Middle School Asian (1988-2004)
Hispanic
4%
9%
South Spencer Middle School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
South Spencer Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
91%
71%
South Spencer Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Spencer Middle School Sch Ethnicity South Spencer 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.
0.17 0.73
South Spencer Middle 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.
38%
41%
South Spencer Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
8%
South Spencer Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,454 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name South Spencer County Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,454 1,521
South Spencer County  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $19 MM n/a
South Spencer County  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM n/a
South Spencer County  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,175 $0
South Spencer County  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,680 $0
South Spencer County  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Spencer High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Daviess County Middle School (9.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rockport-ohio Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rockport South Spencer High School
    1142 North Orchard Rd
    Rockport , IN , 47635
    (812)649-9157
    0.1  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Rockport Rockport-ohio Elementary School
    200 South 6th St
    Rockport , IN , 47635
    (812)649-2201
    3.3  mi  |  408  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richland Luce Elementary School
    1057 North Cr 700 West
    Richland , IN , 47634
    (812)359-4401
    4.5  mi  |  229  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Owensboro East View Elementary School
    6104 Ky Hwy 405
    Owensboro , KY , 42303
    (270)852-7350
    8.2  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chrisney Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chrisney Elementary School
    311 Church St
    Chrisney , IN , 47611
    (812)362-8200
    8.6  mi  |  170  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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