Ionia Middle School

438 Union St

Ionia, MI 48846-1255

Grades: 6-8

673 students

Ionia Middle School serves 673 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Ionia Middle School operates within the Ionia School District.

Overview

The student population of 673 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 673 students
Ionia Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Ionia Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Ionia Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Ionia Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Ionia Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
6%
Ionia Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
87%
66%
Ionia Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Ionia Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ionia Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.23 0.26
Ionia Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
55%
44%
Ionia Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
8%
6%
Ionia Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,986 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,210 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,728 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Ionia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 2,986 822
Ionia School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $11 MM
Ionia School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $35 MM $11 MM
Ionia School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,210 $11,537
Ionia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,728 $11,612
Ionia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Independent Living Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • IoniaIndependent Living Center
    Special Education School
    201 East Main St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)527-0542
    Special Education School

    0.3 mi | Gr. Inquire with school | 4 students                      
  • IoniaJefferson School
    420 North Jefferson St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)527-2740
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 315 students                      
  • IoniaEmerson School
    645 Hackett St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)527-8018
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 156 students                      
  • IoniaDouglas R. Welch High School
    Alternative School
    830 Harrison St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)527-3530
    Alternative School

    1 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 99 students                      
  • IoniaMichigan Reformatory High School
    Special Education School
    1342 West Main St
    IoniaMI 48846
    (616)527-2500
    Special Education School

    1.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 8 students                      

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