Ionia Middle School

438 Union St,

Ionia, MI, 48846-1255

Tel: (616)527-0040
Grades: 6-8

662 students

Ionia Middle School serves 662 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Ionia Middle School operates within the Ionia Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 662 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 662 students
Ionia Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Ionia Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Ionia Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 17:1 18:1
Ionia Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Ionia Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
6%
Ionia Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Ionia Middle School Black (1988-2011)
White
90%
67%
Ionia Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ionia Middle School Sch Ethnicity Ionia 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.
0.19 0.87
Ionia 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.
50%
44%
Ionia 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%
Ionia Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,044 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Ionia Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 3,044 823
Ionia Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $33 MM n/a
Ionia Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $35 MM n/a
Ionia Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,210 $0
Ionia Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,728 $0
Ionia 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 Independent Living Center (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Independent Living Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ionia Independent Living Center
    Special Education School
    201 East Main St
    Ionia , MI , 48846
    (616)527-0542
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school
  • Ionia Jefferson School
    420 North Jefferson St
    Ionia , MI , 48846
    (616)527-2740
    0.5  mi  |  330  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ionia Emerson School
    645 Hackett St
    Ionia , MI , 48846
    (616)527-8018
    0.5  mi  |  161  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ionia Douglas R. Welch High School
    Alternative School
    830 Harrison St
    Ionia , MI , 48846
    (616)527-3530
    Alternative School
    1  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Ionia Michigan Reformatory High School
    Special Education School
    1342 West Main St
    Ionia , MI , 48846
    (616)527-2500
    Special Education School
    1.8  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Ionia, MI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.17, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Ionia is Independent Living Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.