Ames Middle School



Ames Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ames Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 200
8 277
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ames Middle School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 477 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 477
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.96

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Ames Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 251
(53%)
64,107
(49%)
 Female 226
(47%)
65,640
(51%)

Ames Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 438
(92%)
56,073
(43%)
 Black 27
(6%)
57,299
(44%)
 White 7
(1%)
9,422
(7%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
428
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2,109
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
106
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,310
(3%)

Ames Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 440
(92%)
104,849
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(6%)
4,507
(3%)
 Not Eligible 6
(1%)
20,391
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ames Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ames Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 746
2006 785
2007 751
2008 766
2009 635
2010 568
2011 581
2012 477

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 25.3
2007 23.5
2008 19.2
2009 15.9
2010 18.3
2011 20.8
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95576407506702
2006 0.92993630573248
2007 1.0039946737683
2008 0.92297650130548
2009 0.97795275590551
2010 0.97887323943662
2011 0.98106712564544
2012 0.9874213836478

Compare Ames Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 98.7%
 

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