Gary Lighthouse Charter School



Gary Lighthouse Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gary Lighthouse Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 99
2 101
3 97
4 105
5 109
6 94
7 83
8 161
9 173
10 173
11 126
12 105

Gary Lighthouse Charter School is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Gary Lighthouse Charter School District. It enrolls 1,497 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gary Lighthouse Charter School is the 3rd largest public school in Indiana and the 173rd largest nationally.

Total Students: 1,497
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Gary Lighthouse Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 782
(52%)
782
(52%)
 Male 715
(48%)
715
(48%)

Gary Lighthouse Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,321
(88%)
1,321
(88%)
 Hispanic 123
(8%)
123
(8%)
 Two or More 29
(2%)
29
(2%)
 White 21
(1%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gary Lighthouse Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,330
(89%)
1,330
(89%)
 Not Eligible 102
(7%)
102
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(4%)
65
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,124 ranked schools in Indiana, Gary Lighthouse Charter School is ranked 2nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gary Lighthouse Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.2%) 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.

Gary Lighthouse Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 376
2006 516
2007 547
2008 673
2009 641
2010 646
2011 643
2012 716
2013 1487
2014 1460
2015 1497

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 N/A
2007 16.6
2008 19.2
2009 18.3
2010 20.8
2011 16.1
2012 19.4
2013 20.8
2014 19.4
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72606382978723
2006 0.78488372093023
2007 0.88482632541133
2008 0.82912332838039
2009 0.89547581903276
2010 0.8343653250774
2011 0.84292379471229
2012 0.83938547486034
2013 0.76866173503699
2014 0.87945205479452
2015 0.93186372745491

Compare Gary Lighthouse Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
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 93.2%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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