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 (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
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 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 20:1
American Indian
6%
2%
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
7%
21%
Black
1%
3%
White
82%
65%
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 0.36
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,943 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name Three Rivers/josephine County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 4,943 805
Three Rivers/josephine County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 $10,190 $11,034
Three Rivers/josephine County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,655 $11,196
Three Rivers/josephine County   School 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 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 JunctionEvergreen Elementary School
    520 West River St
    Cave JunctionOR 97523
    (541)592-3136
    0.6 mi | 414 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Cave JunctionIllinois Valley High School
    River St And Laurel Rd
    Cave JunctionOR 97523
    (541)592-2116
    0.7 mi | 369 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GasquetBar-o High School
    Alternative School
    15005 Hwy 199
    GasquetCA 95543
    (707)954-5601
    Alternative School

    13.4 mi | 22 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Grants PassHidden Valley High School
    651 Murphy Creek Rd
    Grants PassOR 97527
    (541)862-2124
    19.1 mi | 719 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Grants PassJerome Prairie Elementary School
    2555 Walnut Ave
    Grants PassOR 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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Did You Know?
Josephine County, OR 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 0.27, which is lower than the Oregon average of 0.36. The most diverse school district in Josephine County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Oregon or national school diversity statistics.