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 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 1,016 students
Chesterton Middle School Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Chesterton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Chesterton Middle School Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade Chesterton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is equal to the state average of 0.27. 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 (2002-2014)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Chesterton Middle School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
1%
12%
Chesterton Middle School Black Students (2003-2014)
White
85%
71%
Chesterton Middle School White Students (2002-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Chesterton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Chesterton Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.27
Chesterton Middle School Diversity Score (2002-2014)
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 (2002-2014)
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 (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,901 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,827 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 53% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,301 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Duneland Corporation School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,901 1,472
Duneland  Corporation School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $19 MM
Duneland  Corporation School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $63 MM $16 MM
Duneland  Corporation School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,827 $12,273
Duneland  Corporation School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,301 $10,163
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
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 419 students800 South 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3670
    0.4KG-4419
  • ChestertonWestchester Intermediate School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 5-6 | 514 students1050 South 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3710
    0.65-6514
  • ChestertonNewton Yost Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 403 students100 West Beam St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3640
    1KG-4403
  • ChestertonChesterton Senior High School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2028 students2125 South 11th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3730
    1.19-122028
  • ChestertonDiscovery Charter School
    Charter School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 493 students800 Canonie Dr
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-9800
    2.1KG-8493

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