Hosford Park Elementary



Hosford Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hosford Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 55
2 35
3 37
4 34
5 47
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hosford Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Lake Ridge School District. It enrolls 256 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hosford Park Elementary is the 971st largest public school in Indiana and the 44,698th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 256
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,698th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 971st out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 313th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 944th out of 1,125

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Hosford Park Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 142
(55%)
650
(50%)
 Male 114
(45%)
656
(50%)

Hosford Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 109
(43%)
242
(19%)
 White 89
(35%)
633
(48%)
 Hispanic 42
(16%)
345
(26%)
 Two or More 16
(6%)
74
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
12
(1%)

Hosford Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 206
(80%)
1,037
(79%)
 Not Eligible 35
(14%)
171
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(6%)
98
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Hosford Park Elementary is ranked 553rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hosford Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.3%) 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.

Hosford Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 287
2006 262
2007 256
2008 263
2009 253
2010 311
2011 269
2012 256

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 N/A
2007 17.7
2008 18.8
2009 19.5
2010 25.8
2011 16.8
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74216027874564
2006 0.88931297709924
2007 0.97265625
2008 0.96577946768061
2009 0.98418972332016
2010 0.85530546623794
2011 0.87732342007435
2012 0.86328125

Compare Hosford Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
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 86.3%
 

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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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