Lowrey Middle School

Lowrey Middle School serves 544 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Lowrey Middle School operates within the Dearborn City School District.

Overview

The student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 544 students
Lowrey Middle School Total Students (1995-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Lowrey Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Lowrey Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Lowrey Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
6%
Lowrey Middle School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
1%
22%
Lowrey Middle School Black (1997-2012)
White
97%
67%
Lowrey Middle School White (1995-2012)
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.
0.06 0.87
Lowrey Middle School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
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.
82%
44%
Lowrey Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
2%
6%
Lowrey Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,857 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dearborn City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
3
Number of Students Managed 18,857 930
Dearborn City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $231 MM $11 MM
Dearborn City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $229 MM $11 MM
Dearborn City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,473 $11,537
Dearborn City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,393 $11,612
Dearborn City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Riverside Academy - West Campus (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Riverside Academy - West Campus (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lowrey Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dearborn Lowrey Elementary School
    6601 Jonathon St
    Dearborn , MI , 48126
    (313)827-1800
    0  mi  |  744  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dearborn Riverside Academy - West Campus
    Charter School
    6409 Schaefer Rd
    Dearborn , MI , 48126
    (313)624-3600
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  539  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Dearborn Iris Becker Elementary School
    10821 Henson St
    Dearborn , MI , 48126
    (313)827-6950
    0.4  mi  |  270  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Dearborn Riverside Academy
    Charter School
    6409 Schaefer Rd
    Dearborn , MI , 48126
    (313)586-0200
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Dearborn Fordson High School
    13800 Ford Rd
    Dearborn , MI , 48126
    (313)827-1400
    0.8  mi  |  2403  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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