Lake Ridge Middle School



Lake Ridge Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Ridge Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 131
7 151
8 142
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lake Ridge Middle School is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Lake Ridge School District. It enrolls 424 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 424
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 26

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Lake Ridge Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 213
(50%)
650
(50%)
 Male 211
(50%)
656
(50%)

Lake Ridge Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 189
(45%)
633
(48%)
 Hispanic 128
(30%)
345
(26%)
 Black 86
(20%)
242
(19%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
74
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lake Ridge Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 309
(73%)
1,037
(79%)
 Not Eligible 70
(17%)
171
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(11%)
98
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Lake Ridge Middle 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.

Lake Ridge Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 488
2006 471
2007 499
2008 480
2009 452
2010 457
2011 444
2012 424

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 N/A
2007 20.7
2008 20.1
2009 19.7
2010 18.2
2011 N/A
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67008196721311
2006 0.79617834394904
2007 0.79559118236473
2008 0.86875
2009 0.88938053097345
2010 0.82494529540481
2011 0.84684684684685
2012 0.83490566037736

Compare Lake Ridge Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
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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