Jacques Marquette Elementary School



Jacques Marquette Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jacques Marquette Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 102
1 112
2 127
3 119
4 82
5 87
6 81
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jacques Marquette Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Gary Community School Corporation. It enrolls 710 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jacques Marquette Elementary School is the 75th largest public school in Indiana and the 7,215th largest nationally. It has 20.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 710
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,215th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 75th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 879th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 119th out of 1,125

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Jacques Marquette Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 363
(51%)
3,147
(50%)
 Female 347
(49%)
3,168
(50%)

Jacques Marquette Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 630
(89%)
5,800
(92%)
 Two or More 48
(7%)
341
(5%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
120
(2%)
 White 8
(1%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jacques Marquette Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 586
(83%)
4,932
(78%)
 Not Eligible 117
(16%)
1,240
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
143
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Jacques Marquette Elementary School is ranked 29th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jacques Marquette Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.5%) 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.

Jacques Marquette Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 584
2006 583
2007 573
2008 709
2009 689
2010 699
2011 699
2012 710

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 N/A
2007 20.5
2008 21.5
2009 21.5
2010 21.5
2011 21.2
2012 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71917808219178
2006 0.78902229845626
2007 0.82897033158813
2008 0.86459802538787
2009 0.86502177068215
2010 0.88555078683834
2011 0.88555078683834
2012 0.83521126760563

Compare Jacques Marquette Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 83.5%
 

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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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