Memorial Junior High School

  • Memorial Junior High School serves 866 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Memorial Junior High School operates within the Lansing 158 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 866 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 866 students
Memorial Junior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Memorial Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Memorial Junior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Memorial Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Memorial Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Memorial Junior High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
25%
25%
Memorial Junior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
51%
17%
Memorial Junior High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
19%
49%
Memorial Junior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Memorial Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Memorial Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Memorial Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.65 0.67
Memorial Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
68%
52%
Memorial Junior High 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.
7%
2%
Memorial Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lansing 158 School District's student population of 2,478 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,585 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,038 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lansing 158 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,478 753
Lansing 158 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $12 MM
Lansing 158 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $30 MM $11 MM
Lansing 158 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,585 $16,005
Lansing 158 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,038 $14,988
Lansing 158 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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