Henry W Cowherd Middle School

Henry W Cowherd Middle School serves 984 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Henry W Cowherd Middle School operates within the Aurora East Usd 131 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 984 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 984 students
Henry W Cowherd Middle School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Henry W Cowherd Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Henry W Cowherd Middle School Total Teachers (1993-2014)
Students by Grade Henry W Cowherd Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 15:1 18:1
Henry W Cowherd Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2014)
Hispanic
83%
25%
Henry W Cowherd Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
12%
17%
Henry W Cowherd Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
3%
50%
Henry W Cowherd Middle School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Henry W Cowherd Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.30 0.31
Henry W Cowherd Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
70%
47%
Henry W Cowherd 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%
Henry W Cowherd Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

Aurora East Usd 131 School District's student population of 14,685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,735 in this district is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,502 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Aurora East Usd 131 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 14,685 938
Aurora East Usd 131 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $145 MM $11 MM
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $128 MM $11 MM
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,735 $11,118
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,502 $11,218
Aurora East Usd 131 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 East Aurora High School Rssp (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is C F Simmons Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Park Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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