Douglas Macarthur Elementary School



Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 79
2 83
3 81
4 65
5 80
6 2
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Douglas Macarthur Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cedar Lake, IN in the Crown Point Community School Corporation. It enrolls 472 students in grades 1st through 12th. Douglas Macarthur Elementary School is the 468th largest public school in Indiana and the 24,202nd largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 472
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,202nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 468th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 434th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 345th out of 1,125

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Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 242
(51%)
2,669
(52%)
 Female 230
(49%)
2,465
(48%)

Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 401
(85%)
4,194
(82%)
 Hispanic 51
(11%)
584
(11%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
123
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
22
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
109
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
100
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 257
(54%)
3,911
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 191
(40%)
943
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(5%)
280
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Douglas Macarthur Elementary School is ranked 566th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Douglas Macarthur Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 521
2006 465
2007 375
2008 389
2009 420
2010 479
2011 464
2012 472

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 N/A
2007 14.6
2008 15.8
2009 15.5
2010 18
2011 13.3
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39731285988484
2006 0.45806451612903
2007 0.45333333333333
2008 0.48071979434447
2009 0.4952380952381
2010 0.45093945720251
2011 0.45043103448276
2012 0.45550847457627

Compare Douglas Macarthur Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.6%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Douglas Macarthur Elementary School
Cedar Lake, IN
Public KG - 06 472 16.9:1  
Jane Ball Elementary School
Cedar Lake, IN
Public KG - 05 496 19.1:1 2 miles
Lake Street Elementary School
Crown Point, IN
Public KG - 05 398 15.9:1 3 miles
Dwight D Eisenhower Elementary School
Crown Point, IN
Public KG - 05 515 16.1:1 3 miles
Hanover Central Middle School
Cedar Lake, IN
Public 06 - 08 544 23.7:1 3 miles
Crown Point Christian School
St. John, IN
Private PK - 08 528 19:1 4 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
Crown Point, IN
Private PK - 08 185 11:1 4 miles
Timothy Ball Elementary School
Crown Point, IN
Public KG - 05 472 16.9:1 4 miles
St Mary Catholic Community School
Crown Point, IN
Private PK - 08 536 22:1 4 miles
Robert Taft Middle School
Crown Point, IN
Public 06 - 08 915 18.3:1 4 miles
Colonel John Wheeler Middle Schl
Crown Point, IN
Public 06 - 09 908 17.5:1 4 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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