Barker Middle School



Barker Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Barker Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 153
7 147
8 150
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Barker Middle School is a public elementary school located in Michigan City, IN in the Michigan City Area School District. It enrolls 450 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 450
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 30

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Barker Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 242
(54%)
2,065
(48%)
 Male 208
(46%)
2,219
(52%)

Barker Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 271
(60%)
2,078
(49%)
 Black 109
(24%)
1,431
(33%)
 Two or More 33
(7%)
396
(9%)
 Hispanic 30
(7%)
343
(8%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Barker Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 226
(50%)
3,035
(71%)
 Not Eligible 187
(42%)
962
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(8%)
287
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Barker Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.4%) is slightly 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.

Barker Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 403
2006 400
2007 376
2008 372
2009 356
2010 426
2011 420
2012 450

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 N/A
2007 14.5
2008 12.8
2009 13.6
2010 16.3
2011 13.5
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4590570719603
2006 0.54
2007 0.50531914893617
2008 0.58064516129032
2009 0.63483146067416
2010 0.61737089201878
2011 0.62142857142857
2012 0.58444444444444

Compare Barker Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
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 58.4%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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