Benjamin Harrison Elementary School



Benjamin Harrison Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Harrison Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 83
K 99
1 95
2 80
3 79
4 69
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Harrison Elementary School is a public elementary school located in East Chicago, IN in the School City of East Chicago School District. It enrolls 505 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Harrison Elementary School is the 378th largest public school in Indiana and the 21,064th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 505
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 378th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 511th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 306th out of 1,125

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Benjamin Harrison Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 263
(52%)
1,733
(51%)
 Female 242
(48%)
1,640
(49%)

Benjamin Harrison Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 369
(73%)
1,610
(48%)
 Black 118
(23%)
1,670
(50%)
 White 14
(3%)
48
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
44
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benjamin Harrison Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 446
(88%)
3,118
(92%)
 Not Eligible 35
(7%)
154
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(5%)
101
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Benjamin Harrison Elementary School is ranked 89th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Harrison Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Benjamin Harrison Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 614
2006 611
2007 591
2008 622
2009 476
2010 514
2011 485
2012 505

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 N/A
2007 19.1
2008 20.1
2009 17.6
2010 18.1
2011 16.7
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8599348534202
2006 0.85924713584288
2007 0.91201353637902
2008 0.80385852090032
2009 0.9327731092437
2010 0.86575875486381
2011 0.9340206185567
2012 0.93069306930693

Compare Benjamin Harrison Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 93.1%
 

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Public PK - 04 505 17.4:1  
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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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