Oakley W. Best Middle School



Oakley W. Best Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Oakley W. Best Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 183
7 201
8 236
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Oakley W. Best Middle School is a public high school of the Dearborn Heights School District #7 located in Dearborn Heights, MI. It has 620 students in grades 5th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.1 to 1.

Total Students: 620
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28

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Oakley W. Best Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 325
(52%)
784
(52%)
 Female 295
(48%)
729
(48%)

Oakley W. Best Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 404
(65%)
940
(62%)
 Black 131
(21%)
389
(26%)
 Hispanic 60
(10%)
132
(9%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
24
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Oakley W. Best Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 395
(64%)
890
(59%)
 Not Eligible 163
(26%)
497
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(10%)
126
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Oakley W. Best Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Oakley W. Best Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 688
2006 717
2007 714
2008 678
2009 695
2010 789
2011 771
2012 716
2013 695
2014 624
2015 620

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 21.1
2007 22.3
2008 19.9
2009 20.3
2010 24.1
2011 22.4
2012 20.6
2013 20.3
2014 19.3
2015 22.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46511627906977
2006 0.094839609483961
2007 0.54761904761905
2008 0.60766961651917
2009 0.6589928057554
2010 0.71989860583016
2011 0.69390402075227
2012 0.6927374301676
2013 0.69496402877698
2014 0.70352564102564
2015 0.73709677419355

Compare Oakley W. Best Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,210.0% 22.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 73.7%
 

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