Kesling Middle School



Kesling Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kesling Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 237
7 267
8 244
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kesling Middle School is a public elementary school located in Laporte, IN in the Laporte Community School Corporation. It enrolls 748 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 748
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.64

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Kesling Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 382
(51%)
2,190
(48%)
 Male 366
(49%)
2,347
(52%)

Kesling Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 563
(75%)
3,409
(75%)
 Hispanic 124
(17%)
695
(15%)
 Two or More 39
(5%)
268
(6%)
 Black 21
(3%)
140
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Kesling Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 352
(47%)
2,156
(48%)
 Not Eligible 326
(44%)
2,026
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(9%)
355
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Kesling Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.4%) is slightly 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.

Kesling Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 765
2006 737
2007 718
2008 738
2009 733
2010 812
2011 804
2012 820
2013 786
2014 756
2015 748

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 N/A
2007 15.8
2008 15.8
2009 15.7
2010 17.3
2011 17.1
2012 17.8
2013 16.8
2014 16.4
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43398692810458
2006 0.43283582089552
2007 0.44707520891365
2008 0.45663956639566
2009 0.51159618008186
2010 0.51108374384236
2011 0.52985074626866
2012 0.54268292682927
2013 0.56361323155216
2014 0.57142857142857
2015 0.56417112299465

Compare Kesling Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
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 56.4%
 

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Public 06 - 08 748 15.7:1  
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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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