South Spencer Middle School

  • South Spencer Middle School serves 290 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • South Spencer Middle School operates within the South Spencer County Corp School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 290 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students290 students
South Spencer Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %South Spencer Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
South Spencer Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSouth Spencer Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
South Spencer Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
South Spencer Middle School Asian Students (1988-2004)
Hispanic
4%
11%
South Spencer Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
n/a
12%
South Spencer Middle School Black Students (1990-2012)
White
93%
70%
South Spencer Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
5%
South Spencer Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Spencer Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN 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.
0.130.49
South Spencer Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
43%
41%
South Spencer Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
6%
8%
South Spencer Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Spencer County Corp School District's student population of 1,332 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,406 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,696 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSouth Spencer County Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed1,3321,465
South Spencer County Corp School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$19 MM$19 MM
South Spencer County Corp School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$15 MM$16 MM
South Spencer County Corp School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,406$12,273
South Spencer County Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,696$10,163
South Spencer County Corp School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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