Lorna Byrne Middle School

Lorna Byrne Middle School serves 263 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the OR average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Lorna Byrne Middle School operates within the Three Rivers/josephine County School District.

Overview

The student population of 263 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 263 students
Lorna Byrne Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Lorna Byrne Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lorna Byrne Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 20:1
Lorna Byrne Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
6%
2%
Lorna Byrne Middle School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
1%
4%
Lorna Byrne Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
21%
Lorna Byrne Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
3%
Lorna Byrne Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
82%
65%
Lorna Byrne Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.32 0.53
Lorna Byrne 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.
66%
44%
Lorna Byrne Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Lorna Byrne Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,943 students has grown by 1464% over five years.
School District Name Three Rivers/josephine County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 4,943 778
Three Rivers/josephine County   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $55 MM $9 MM
Three Rivers/josephine County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM $9 MM
Three Rivers/josephine County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $173,266 $11,034
Three Rivers/josephine County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $181,168 $11,196
Three Rivers/josephine County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Illinois Valley High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Savage Middle School (20 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evergreen Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cave Junction Evergreen Elementary School
    520 West River St
    Cave Junction , OR , 97523
    (541)592-3136
    0.6  mi  |  414  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Cave Junction Illinois Valley High School
    River St And Laurel Rd
    Cave Junction , OR , 97523
    (541)592-2116
    0.7  mi  |  369  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Gasquet Bar-o High School
    Alternative School
    15005 Hwy 199
    Gasquet , CA , 95543
    (707)954-5601
    Alternative School
    13.4  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Grants Pass Hidden Valley High School
    651 Murphy Creek Rd
    Grants Pass , OR , 97527
    (541)862-2124
    19.1  mi  |  719  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Grants Pass Jerome Prairie Elementary School
    2555 Walnut Ave
    Grants Pass , OR , 97527
    (541)476-2802
    19.3  mi  |  194  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 04, 2011 - I've served as an art teaching volunteer and I've covered school events for local newspapers at this school. I've known students who attended the school who went on to high school and college. These various insights revealed an exceptional middle school, with a high degree of academic learning achievement, modern facilities, and many types of music, art, trades, and sports activities available, through public funding and 21st Century federal grants. It is remarkable to find a public school of this degree of excellence and pleasant atmosphere in a remote, rural, poor region. There is some parental involvement, not as much as there should be. Teachers, staff and community volunteers are to be commended for their continuing hard work, year after year. This school prepares students to advance to Illinois Valley High School, another excellent public school in Cave Junction, Oregon. - Posted by Teacher

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