Ames Middle School

Ames Middle School serves 543 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Ames Middle School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 543 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 543 students
Ames Middle School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Ames Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Ames Middle School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade Ames Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Ames Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2014)
Hispanic
95%
25%
Ames Middle School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
5%
17%
Ames Middle School Black Students (2000-2014)
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.
0.10 0.31
Ames Middle School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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.
98%
47%
Ames Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
n/a
3%
Ames Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 396,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,535 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,173 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
682
3
Number of Students Managed 396,641 938
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,104 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $5,363 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,535 $11,118
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,173 $11,218
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is North-grand High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcauliffe Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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