Escanaba Middle School

1500 Ludington St,

Escanaba, MI, 49829-2839

Tel: (906)786-7462
Grades: 5-7

547 students

Escanaba Middle School serves 547 students in grades 5-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Escanaba Middle School operates within the Escanaba Area Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 547 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-7
Total Students 547 students
Escanaba Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Escanaba Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Escanaba Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 18:1
Escanaba Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
5%
1%
Escanaba Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Escanaba Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Escanaba Middle School Hispanic (1990-2011)
Black
n/a
22%
Escanaba Middle School Black (2001-2010)
White
92%
67%
Escanaba Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Escanaba Middle School Sch Ethnicity Escanaba 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.
0.15 0.48
Escanaba 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.
41%
44%
Escanaba Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
9%
6%
Escanaba Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,876 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Escanaba Area Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,876 806
Escanaba Area Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $11 MM
Escanaba Area Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $11 MM
Escanaba Area Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,491 $11,537
Escanaba Area Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,460 $11,612
Escanaba Area Public s 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 Escanaba Area Public High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lemmer Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Escanaba Lemmer Elementary School
    700 South 20th St
    Escanaba , MI , 49829
    (906)786-5333
    0.6  mi  |  457  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Escanaba Escanaba Area Public High School
    500 South Lincoln Rd
    Escanaba , MI , 49829
    (906)786-6521
    0.6  mi  |  1021  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Escanaba Escanaba Junior High School
    500 South Lincoln Rd
    Escanaba , MI , 49829
    (906)786-5412
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Escanaba Learning Center
    Special Education School
    2203 7th Ave South
    Escanaba , MI , 49829
    (906)789-9476
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school
  • Escanaba Webster Elementary School
    1209 North 19th St
    Escanaba , MI , 49829
    (906)786-6118
    1.1  mi  |  260  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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