Tefft Middle School

  • Tefft Middle School serves 831 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Tefft Middle School operates within the U-46 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 831 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 831 students
Tefft Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Tefft Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Tefft Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Tefft Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more 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 17:1 16:1
Tefft Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
12%
5%
Tefft Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
62%
25%
Tefft Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
17%
Tefft Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
18%
49%
Tefft Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Tefft Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Tefft Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Tefft Middle 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.
0.57 0.31
Tefft Middle 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.
69%
52%
Tefft Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
5%
2%
Tefft Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • U-46 School District's student population of 40,210 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,342 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,181 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name U-46 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 40,210 753
 U-46 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $541 MM $12 MM
 U-46 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $494 MM $11 MM
 U-46 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,342 $16,005
 U-46 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,181 $14,988
 U-46 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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