Chesterton Middle School

Chesterton Middle School serves 1,016 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Chesterton Middle School operates within the Duneland Corporation School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1016 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 1,016 students
Chesterton Middle School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Chesterton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Chesterton Middle School Total Teachers (2003-2014)
Students by Grade Chesterton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 18:1
Chesterton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
Chesterton Middle School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Chesterton Middle School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
1%
12%
Chesterton Middle School Black Students (2003-2014)
White
85%
71%
Chesterton Middle School White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Chesterton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.47
Chesterton Middle School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
19%
41%
Chesterton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
8%
Chesterton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Duneland Corporation School District's student population of 5,901 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,827 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Duneland Corporation School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,901 1,477
Duneland  Corporation School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $84 MM n/a
Duneland  Corporation School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $63 MM n/a
Duneland  Corporation School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,827 n/a
Duneland  Corporation School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,301 n/a
Duneland  Corporation School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Chesterton Senior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westchester Intermediate School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bailly Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChestertonBailly Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 419 students
    0.4 miles
    800 South 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3670
    0.4KG-4419
  • ChestertonWestchester Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-6 | 514 students
    0.6 miles
    1050 South 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3710
    0.65-6514
  • ChestertonNewton Yost Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 403 students
    1 miles
    100 West Beam St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3640
    1KG-4403
  • ChestertonChesterton Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2028 students
    1.1 miles
    2125 South 11th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3730
    1.19-122028
  • ChestertonDiscovery Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 493 students
    2.1 miles
    800 Canonie Dr
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-9800
    2.1KG-8493

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