Charter School of the Dunes



Charter School of the Dunes Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Charter School of the Dunes Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 58
2 60
3 51
4 60
5 58
6 50
7 59
8 45
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Charter School of the Dunes is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Charter School of the Dunes School District. It enrolls 504 students in grades 1st through 12th. Charter School of the Dunes is the 402nd largest public school in Indiana and the 21,530th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 504
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,530th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 402nd out of 1,126
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 888th out of 1,115
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 530th out of 1,115

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Charter School of the Dunes Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 256
(51%)
256
(51%)
 Male 248
(49%)
248
(49%)

Charter School of the Dunes Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 436
(87%)
436
(87%)
 Two or More 29
(6%)
29
(6%)
 White 21
(4%)
21
(4%)
 Hispanic 17
(3%)
17
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Charter School of the Dunes Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 436
(87%)
436
(87%)
 Not Eligible 53
(11%)
53
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,124 ranked schools in Indiana, Charter School of the Dunes is ranked 96th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Charter School of the Dunes students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.5%) 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.

Charter School of the Dunes Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 514
2006 466
2007 409
2008 321
2009 329
2010 364
2011 378
2012 464
2013 534
2014 624
2015 504

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 N/A
2007 17
2008 18.9
2009 16.4
2010 19.2
2011 29.1
2012 N/A
2013 20.5
2014 26
2015 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64396887159533
2006 0.70171673819742
2007 0.70660146699267
2008 0.77881619937695
2009 0.79331306990881
2010 0.76373626373626
2011 0.64550264550265
2012 0.69612068965517
2013 0.76591760299625
2014 0.47596153846154
2015 0.89484126984127

Compare Charter School of the Dunes to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Charter School of the Dunes
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Public KG - 08 504 21:1  
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Public KG - 08 485 23.1:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 441 19.2:1 2 miles
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Public 05 - 12 639 27.8:1 2 miles
John I Meister Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 355 25.4:1 3 miles
Portage Christian School
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Private PK - 12 295 13:1 3 miles
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School
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Public 01 - 06 256 18.3:1 3 miles
River Forest Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 355 15.4:1 4 miles
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Public 06 - 08 711 17.3:1 4 miles
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