Charter School of the Dunes



Charter School of the Dunes Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Charter School of the Dunes Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 51
2 43
3 49
4 43
5 42
6 35
7 51
8 41
9 37
10 21
11 0
12 0

Charter School of the Dunes is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Charter School of the Dunes School District. It enrolls 464 students in grades 1st through 12th. Charter School of the Dunes is the 494th largest public school in Indiana and the 25,062nd largest nationally.

Total Students: 464
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Charter School of the Dunes Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 242
(52%)
242
(52%)
 Female 222
(48%)
222
(48%)

Charter School of the Dunes Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 418
(90%)
418
(90%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
20
(4%)
 White 17
(4%)
17
(4%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Charter School of the Dunes Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 304
(66%)
304
(66%)
 Not Eligible 141
(30%)
141
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
19
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Charter School of the Dunes is ranked 268th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Charter School of the Dunes students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.6%) is 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.

Charter School of the Dunes Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 514
2006 466
2007 409
2008 321
2009 329
2010 364
2011 378
2012 464

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 N/A
2007 17
2008 18.9
2009 16.4
2010 19.2
2011 29.1
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64396887159533
2006 0.70171673819742
2007 0.70660146699267
2008 0.77881619937695
2009 0.79331306990881
2010 0.76373626373626
2011 0.64550264550265
2012 0.69612068965517

Compare Charter School of the Dunes to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 69.6%
 

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Charter School of the Dunes
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Public KG - 10 464 -1:1  
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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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