Elston Middle School

Elston Middle School serves 496 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Elston Middle School operates within the Michigan City Area s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 496 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 496 students
Elston Middle School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Elston Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Elston Middle School Total Teachers (1996-2014)
Students by Grade Elston Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than 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 16:1 18:1
Elston Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
8%
10%
Elston Middle School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
41%
12%
Elston Middle School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
38%
71%
Elston Middle School White Students (1996-2014)
Two or more races
12%
4%
Elston 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.
0.67 0.27
Elston Middle School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
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.
78%
41%
Elston 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.
6%
8%
Elston Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Michigan City Area s School District's student population of 5,938 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,526 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,665 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Michigan City Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
3
Number of Students Managed 5,938 1,472
Michigan City Area s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $19 MM
Michigan City Area s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $87 MM $16 MM
Michigan City Area s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,526 $12,273
Michigan City Area s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,665 $10,163
Michigan City Area s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 A K Smith Area Career Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barker Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marsh Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Michigan CityA K Smith Area Career CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.1 miles
    817 Lafayette St
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2120
    0.19-12n/a
  • Michigan CityMarsh Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 258 students
    0.3 miles
    400 East Homer St
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2102
    0.3KG-5258
  • Michigan CityKnapp Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 335 students
    1.2 miles
    321 Bolka Ave
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2096
    1.2KG-5335
  • Michigan CityLake Hills Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 402 students
    1.3 miles
    201 Ferguson Rd
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2105
    1.3KG-5402
  • Michigan CityEdgewood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 266 students
    1.4 miles
    502 Boyd Circle
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2079
    1.4KG-5266

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