Joseph Block Middle School



Joseph Block Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joseph Block Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 140
8 161
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joseph Block Middle School is a public high school of the School City of East Chicago School District located in East Chicago, IN. It has 301 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 301
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 19

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Joseph Block Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 154
(51%)
953
(51%)
 Female 147
(49%)
929
(49%)

Joseph Block Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 201
(67%)
958
(51%)
 Hispanic 94
(31%)
879
(47%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
18
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
26
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Joseph Block Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 264
(88%)
1,489
(79%)
 Not Eligible 32
(11%)
334
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(2%)
59
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Joseph Block Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.0%. 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.

Joseph Block Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 479
2006 487
2007 483
2008 383
2009 340
2010 644
2011 663
2012 646
2013 272
2014 473
2015 301

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 N/A
2007 13.8
2008 12
2009 11.7
2010 16.9
2011 15.4
2012 13.2
2013 10.1
2014 15.8
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8705636743215
2006 0.89733059548255
2007 0.91304347826087
2008 0.9242819843342
2009 0.97058823529412
2010 0.94099378881988
2011 0.90497737556561
2012 0.94272445820433
2013 0.90441176470588
2014 0.95560253699789
2015 0.8936877076412

Compare Joseph Block Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 89.4%
 

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