Alger Middle School



Alger Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alger Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 92
7 119
8 117
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alger Middle School is a public high school of the Grand Rapids Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 328 students in grades 6th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 24

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Alger Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 174
(53%)
4,260
(51%)
 Female 154
(47%)
4,081
(49%)

Alger Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 234
(71%)
2,934
(35%)
 Hispanic 49
(15%)
2,969
(36%)
 White 25
(8%)
1,796
(22%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
468
(6%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
128
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

Alger Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 263
(80%)
5,492
(66%)
 Not Eligible 59
(18%)
2,472
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
377
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Alger Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.0%) 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.

Alger Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 444
2014 369
2015 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 16.5
2014 16.3
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.83333333333333
2014 0.91869918699187
2015 0.82012195121951

Compare Alger Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 82.0%
 

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