East Chicago Lighthouse



East Chicago Lighthouse Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Chicago Lighthouse Students by Grade
PK 0
K 43
1 51
2 57
3 61
4 51
5 53
6 58
7 57
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

East Chicago Lighthouse is a public elementary school located in East Chicago, IN in the East Chicago Lighthouse Charter School District. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. East Chicago Lighthouse is the 576th largest public school in Indiana and the 28,843rd largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,843rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 576th out of 1,126
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 187th out of 1,115
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 327th out of 1,115

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East Chicago Lighthouse Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 216
(50%)
216
(50%)
 Male 215
(50%)
215
(50%)

East Chicago Lighthouse Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 251
(58%)
251
(58%)
 Black 173
(40%)
173
(40%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 White 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

East Chicago Lighthouse Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 364
(84%)
364
(84%)
 Not Eligible 49
(11%)
49
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
18
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,124 ranked schools in Indiana, East Chicago Lighthouse is ranked 167th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Chicago Lighthouse students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

East Chicago Lighthouse Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 115
2007 202
2008 292
2009 354
2010 411
2011 511
2012 575
2013 429
2014 433
2015 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 20.2
2008 22.6
2009 20.8
2010 20.6
2011 21.3
2012 63.9
2013 16.5
2014 21.6
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.91304347826087
2007 0.82178217821782
2008 0.92808219178082
2009 0.94350282485876
2010 0.92457420924574
2011 0.9041095890411
2012 0.90782608695652
2013 0.91608391608392
2014 0.93764434180139
2015 0.88631090487239

Compare East Chicago Lighthouse to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 88.6%
 

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Public KG - 07 431 15.4:1  
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Public PK - 06 544 20.9:1 3 miles
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Private KG - 12 258 11:1 4 miles
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