Michael E Fossum Middle School



Michael E Fossum Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Michael E Fossum Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 311
7 258
8 259
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Michael E Fossum Middle School is a public high school of the Mcallen Independent School District located in Mcallen, TX. It has 828 students in grades 6th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 828
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.64

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Michael E Fossum Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 418
(50%)
5,384
(49%)
 Male 410
(50%)
5,618
(51%)

Michael E Fossum Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 759
(92%)
10,218
(93%)
 White 51
(6%)
509
(5%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
176
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Michael E Fossum Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 495
(60%)
5,715
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(40%)
5,287
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Michael E Fossum Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.2%) is lower than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Michael E Fossum Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 722
2009 777
2010 821
2011 756
2012 828

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 13.8
2009 13.9
2010 15.4
2011 14.3
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007
2008 0.0027700831024931
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.40217391304348

Compare Michael E Fossum Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

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