Shepherd Middle School



Shepherd Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shepherd Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 223
8 202
9 3
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shepherd Middle School is a public high school of the Ottawa Esd 141 School District located in Ottawa, IL. It has 428 students in grades 7th through 8th. Shepherd Middle School is the 380th largest public high school in Illinois and the 11,827th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.6 to 1.

Total Students: 428
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.93

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Shepherd Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 217
(51%)
217
(51%)
 Male 211
(49%)
211
(49%)

Shepherd Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 347
(81%)
347
(81%)
 Hispanic 43
(10%)
43
(10%)
 Black 15
(4%)
15
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Shepherd Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 246
(57%)
246
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 177
(41%)
177
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Shepherd Middle School is ranked 351st out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shepherd Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Shepherd Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 460
2006 419
2007 423
2008 435
2009 401
2010 415
2011 417
2012 428

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 16.1
2007 16.3
2008 12.9
2009 12.7
2010 12.9
2011 11.9
2012 8.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31521739130435
2006 0.37947494033413
2007 0.3758865248227
2008 0.35172413793103
2009 0.40897755610973
2010 0.43132530120482
2011 0.43165467625899
2012 0.42523364485981

Compare Shepherd Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
860.0% 8.6:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.5%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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