Herget Middle School

  • Herget Middle School serves 688 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Herget Middle School operates within the Aurora West Usd 129 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 688 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students688 students
Herget Middle School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %Herget Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Herget Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeHerget Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Herget Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
2%
5%
Herget Middle School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
52%
25%
Herget Middle School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
10%
17%
Herget Middle School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
35%
49%
Herget Middle School White Students (2006-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Herget Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHerget Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL 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.
0.600.67
Herget Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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.
53%
52%
Herget Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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.
4%
2%
Herget Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • Aurora West Usd 129 School District's student population of 12,560 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,421 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,302 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District NameAurora West Usd 129 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
3
Number of Students Managed12,560753
Aurora West Usd 129 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$11 MM
Aurora West Usd 129 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$143 MM$11 MM
Aurora West Usd 129 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,421$11,118
Aurora West Usd 129 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,302$11,218
Aurora West Usd 129 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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