Oswego Middle School

Oswego Middle School serves 582 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Oswego Middle School operates within the Oswego City School District.

Overview

The student population of 582 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 582 students
Oswego Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Oswego Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Oswego Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Oswego Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
8%
Oswego Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
23%
Oswego Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
19%
Oswego Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
93%
48%
Oswego Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oswego Middle School Sch Ethnicity Oswego 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.
0.13 1.03
Oswego Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
26%
42%
Oswego Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Oswego Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,086 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Oswego City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,086 1,201
Oswego City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $73 MM n/a
Oswego City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $74 MM n/a
Oswego City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,619 $0
Oswego City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,891 $0
Oswego City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oswego High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kenney Middle School (8.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles E Riley Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oswego Charles E Riley Elementary School
    269 East 8th St
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2800
    1.1  mi  |  499  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Oswego Kingsford Park Elementary School
    275 West 5th St
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2500
    1.1  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Oswego Oswego High School
    2 Buccaneer Blvd
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2200
    1.6  mi  |  1334  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oswego Leighton Elementary School
    1 Buccaneer Blvd
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2700
    1.6  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Oswego Fitzhugh Park Elementary School
    E 10th And Bridge Sts
    Oswego , NY , 13126
    (315)341-2400
    2.1  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Oswego County, NY 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 0.09, which is lower than the New York average of 1.03. The most diverse school district in Oswego County is Altmar Parish-williamstown Central School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.