Kesling Middle School

Kesling Middle School serves 786 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Kesling Middle School operates within the Laporte Community Corp School District.

School Overview

The student population of 786 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 786 students
Kesling Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Kesling Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Kesling Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Kesling Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 17:1 18:1
Kesling Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
14%
10%
Kesling Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
2%
12%
Kesling Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
79%
71%
Kesling Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Kesling 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.
0.36 0.27
Kesling Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
47%
41%
Kesling Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
9%
8%
Kesling Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Laporte Community Corp School District's student population of 6,767 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,508 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,575 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Laporte Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,767 1,472
Laporte Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $86 MM $19 MM
Laporte Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $74 MM $16 MM
Laporte Community  Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,508 $12,273
Laporte Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,575 $10,163
Laporte Community  Corp 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 Laporte High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Paul F Boston Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Handley Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Porte Handley Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 384 students
    0.6 miles
    408 10th St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-2561
    0.6KG-5384
  • La PorteLaporte High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2131 students
    0.9 miles
    602 'f' St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-3102
    0.99-122131
  • La PortePaul F Boston Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 727 students
    1.1 miles
    1000 Harrison St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)326-6930
    1.16-8727
  • La PorteLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
    1.3 miles
    402 Harrison St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-3755
    1.3PK-5301
  • La PorteHailmann Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    1.5 miles
    1001 East Ohio St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-2080
    1.5PK-5480

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