Joy Elementary School



Joy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 66
2 60
3 59
4 64
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Michigan City, IN in the Michigan City Area School District. It enrolls 384 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joy Elementary School is the 696th largest public school in Indiana and the 33,212th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 384
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,212th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 696th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 404th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 599th out of 1,125

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Joy Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 211
(55%)
2,219
(52%)
 Female 173
(45%)
2,065
(48%)

Joy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 164
(43%)
1,431
(33%)
 White 157
(41%)
2,078
(49%)
 Hispanic 33
(9%)
343
(8%)
 Two or More 30
(8%)
396
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Joy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 292
(76%)
3,035
(71%)
 Not Eligible 78
(20%)
962
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
287
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Joy Elementary School is ranked 312th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.7%) 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.

Joy Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 397
2007 391
2008 349
2009 317
2010 332
2011 381
2012 384

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 N/A
2007 14.8
2008 13.3
2009 12.8
2010 16.8
2011 14.1
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60810810810811
2006 0.727959697733
2007 0.78005115089514
2008 0.83954154727794
2009 0.88958990536278
2010 0.76204819277108
2011 0.80839895013123
2012 0.796875

Compare Joy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 79.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Joy Elementary School
Michigan City, IN
Public KG - 05 384 16.7:1  
Queen of All Saints Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 178 13:1 1 miles
Edgewood Elementary School
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Imagination Station Child Development Center
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Private PK - TK 68 11:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 450 15:1 1 miles
Elston Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 662 15:1 2 miles
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Public 06 - 08 387 13.1:1 2 miles
St Paul Lutheran School
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Private KG - 08 162 14:1 2 miles
Marsh Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 231 14.4:1 2 miles
St Stanislaus School
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Private PK - 08 149 14:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 321 16.9:1 2 miles
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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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