Virgil I Grissom Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
17000 80th Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Phone
(708) 429-3030
District
KIRBY SD 140
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
596
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

7

(10 is best)

Better than 64.9% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Virgil I Grissom Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 31 29
Proficiency in Reading 38 33
Proficiency in Math 23 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 48 34
Proficiency in Reading 55 38
Proficiency in Math 40 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 39 32
Proficiency in Reading 40 35
Proficiency in Math 38.1 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.29
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.75
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 189 31.7%
Grade 7 205 34.4%
Grade 8 202 33.9%
Total 596 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.4% 82.7% 50.5%
Black 3.5% 3.1% 17.6%
Hispanic 9.7% 8.8% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.3% 5.1% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.6% 13.5% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.6% 13.5% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 35,542 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,669.9 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.8% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.3% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.8% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 14.2% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,373 4,795,514
Single Parent Households With Children 5.5% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.8% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.3% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.1% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.2% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.6% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.6% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.7% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 4.2% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,674 $34,342,700 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,286 $4,565,300 7.5%
Staff $786 $2,790,300 4.6%
General Administration $457 $1,622,350 2.7%
School Administration $707 $2,509,850 4.1%
Operation $1,137 $4,036,350 6.7%
Transportation $381 $1,352,550 2.2%
Other $176 $624,800 1.0%
Total Support $4,930 $17,501,500 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,499 $8,871,450 14.6%
Total Expenditures $17,103 $60,715,650 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%