Perkins Middle School

Perkins Middle School serves 350 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Perkins Middle School operates within the Akron City School District.

Overview

The student population of 350 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 350 students
Perkins Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Perkins Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Perkins Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
Perkins Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
91%
17%
White
4%
73%
All Ethnic Groups Perkins Middle School Sch Ethnicity Perkins 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.
0.17 0.22
Perkins 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.
82%
37%
Perkins Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
5%
6%
Perkins Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Akron City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
3
Number of Students Managed 25,314 1,089
District Total Revenue $387 MM $12 MM
Akron City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $408 MM $11 MM
Akron City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,905 $10,997
Akron City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,754 $10,473
Akron City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Firestone High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Litchfield Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rankin Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AkronRankin Elementary School
    415 Storer Ave
    AkronOH 44320
    (330)761-3235
    1 mi | 187 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AkronCase Elementary School
    1393 Westvale Ave
    AkronOH 44313
    (330)873-3350
    1 mi | 400 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AkronFirestone High School
    333 Rampart Ave
    AkronOH 44313
    (330)873-3315
    1.2 mi | 1186 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AkronBuchtel High School
    1040 Copley Rd
    AkronOH 44320
    (330)873-3300
    1.2 mi | 708 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AkronPortage Path Community Learning Center
    55 South Portage Path
    AkronOH 44303
    (330)761-2795
    1.4 mi | 345 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Akron, OH 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 0.00, which is lower than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Akron is Bettes Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.