Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center



Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center Students by Grade
PK 483
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Gary Community School Corporation. It enrolls 483 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 30.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 483
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 30.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 16

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Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 254
(53%)
3,147
(50%)
 Female 229
(47%)
3,168
(50%)

Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 449
(93%)
5,800
(92%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
341
(5%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
120
(2%)
 White 4
(1%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 290
(60%)
1,240
(20%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 191
(40%)
4,932
(78%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
143
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.0%) is lower than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 726
2006 648
2007 661
2008 673
2009 709
2010 689
2011 488
2012 483

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 31.6
2006 N/A
2007 31.5
2008 32
2009 32.2
2010 32.3
2011 32.5
2012 30.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18870523415978
2006 0.1929012345679
2007 0.32829046898638
2008 0.18424962852897
2009 0.20733427362482
2010 0.60087082728592
2011 0.4733606557377
2012 0.39958592132505

Compare Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
3,020.0% 30.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.0%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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