West Gary Lighthouse



West Gary Lighthouse Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Gary Lighthouse Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 54
2 54
3 50
4 46
5 67
6 55
7 53
8 44
9 49
10 44
11 53
12 0

West Gary Lighthouse is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the West Gary Lighthouse Charter School District. It enrolls 613 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Gary Lighthouse is the 183rd largest public school in Indiana and the 12,416th largest nationally.

Total Students: 613
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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West Gary Lighthouse Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 309
(50%)
309
(50%)
 Female 304
(50%)
304
(50%)

West Gary Lighthouse Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 596
(97%)
596
(97%)
 Hispanic 16
(3%)
16
(3%)
 White 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Gary Lighthouse Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 525
(86%)
525
(86%)
 Not Eligible 52
(8%)
52
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
36
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, West Gary Lighthouse is ranked 40th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Gary Lighthouse students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.5%) 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.

West Gary Lighthouse Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 340
2007 420
2008 501
2009 546
2010 573
2011 588
2012 613

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 16.8
2008 19.3
2009 17.1
2010 17.9
2011 19
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.8
2007 0.8047619047619
2008 0.87824351297405
2009 0.91758241758242
2010 0.82547993019197
2011 0.88775510204082
2012 0.91517128874388

Compare West Gary Lighthouse to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 91.5%
 

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