South Middle School

South Middle School serves 607 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the OR average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
South Middle School operates within the Grants Pass 7 School District.

Overview

The student population of 607 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 607 students
South Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
South Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 20:1
South Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
11%
21%
South Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
79%
65%
South Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
South Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
9%
5%
South Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OR 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.
0.36 0.37
South 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.
48%
44%
South Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
7%
7%
South Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,698 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,330 is less than the state average of $11,034. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,909 is less than the state average of $11,196. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Grants Pass 7 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,698 751
Grants Pass   7 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $9 MM
Grants Pass   7 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $9 MM
Grants Pass   7 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,330 $11,034
Grants Pass   7 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,909 $11,196
Grants Pass   7 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grants Pass High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Newbridge High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Allen Dale Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grants PassAllen Dale Elementary School
    2320 Williams Hwy
    Grants PassOR 97527
    (541)474-5760
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 461 students                      
  • Grants PassFruitdale Elementary School
    1560 Bill Baker Way
    Grants PassOR 97527
    (541)476-2276
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 354 students                      
  • Grants PassGrants Pass High School
    830 Ne 9th St
    Grants PassOR 97526
    (541)474-5710
    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1831 students                      
  • Grants PassParkside Elementary School
    735 Sw Wagner Meadows Dr
    Grants PassOR 97526
    (541)474-5777
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 417 students                      
  • Grants PassRiverside Elementary School
    1200 Se Harvey Dr
    Grants PassOR 97526
    (541)474-5780
    2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 411 students                      

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