Gary Lighthouse Charter School

Tel: (219)880-1762
Grades KG-12
1,487 students
Gary Lighthouse Charter School serves 1,487 students in grades KG - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Gary Lighthouse Charter School operates within the Gary Lighthouse Charter School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1487 students has grown by 130% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 132% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,487 students
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Gary Lighthouse Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Gary Lighthouse Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less 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 21:1 18:1
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Hispanic
9%
10%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
90%
12%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Black Students (2006-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Gary Lighthouse Charter 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.
0.18 0.27
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
72%
41%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
4%
8%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

Gary Lighthouse Charter School District's student population of 1,487 students has grown by 130% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,444 in this district is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,676 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Gary Lighthouse Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,487 1,472
Gary Lighthouse Charter  School District Students Managed (2006-2014)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $19 MM
Gary Lighthouse Charter  School District District Total Revenue (2010-2012)
District Spending $7 MM $16 MM
Gary Lighthouse Charter  School District District Spending (2010-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,444 $12,273
Gary Lighthouse Charter  School District District Revenue / Student (2010-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,676 $10,163
Gary Lighthouse Charter  School District District Spending / Student (2010-2012)
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 New Technical Innovative Institute (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Technical Innovative Institute (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Daniel Webster Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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