Lew Wallace Elementary School



Lew Wallace Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lew Wallace Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 67
1 68
2 63
3 68
4 53
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lew Wallace Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hammond, IN in the School City of Hammond School District. It enrolls 422 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lew Wallace Elementary School is the 607th largest public school in Indiana and the 29,329th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 607th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 532nd out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 556th out of 1,125

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Lew Wallace Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 216
(51%)
6,019
(51%)
 Female 206
(49%)
5,685
(49%)

Lew Wallace Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 198
(47%)
3,293
(28%)
 Hispanic 186
(44%)
5,791
(49%)
 Two or More 19
(5%)
418
(4%)
 White 19
(5%)
2,149
(18%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Lew Wallace Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 377
(89%)
8,928
(76%)
 Not Eligible 34
(8%)
2,036
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
740
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Lew Wallace Elementary School is ranked 169th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lew Wallace Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.9%) 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.

Lew Wallace Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 463
2006 434
2007 398
2008 408
2009 383
2010 367
2011 426
2012 422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 N/A
2007 18.9
2008 17.8
2009 15.7
2010 20.5
2011 21.3
2012 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77105831533477
2006 0.79493087557604
2007 0.88190954773869
2008 0.91911764705882
2009 0.97127937336815
2010 0.88828337874659
2011 0.92253521126761
2012 0.91943127962085

Compare Lew Wallace Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 91.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Lew Wallace Elementary School
Hammond, IN
Public PK - 05 422 17.6:1  
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Public PK - 05 448 20.4:1 1 miles
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Private 01 - 12 276 20:1 2 miles
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Private PK - KG 105 5:1 2 miles
Hammond Academy of Science & Tech
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Public 06 - 11 469 13.8:1 2 miles
St John Bosco Elementary School
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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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