Chesterton Middle School

651 West Morgan Ave,

Chesterton, IN, 46304

Tel: (219)983-3776
Grades: 7-8

977 students

Chesterton Middle School serves 977 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
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.

Overview

The student population of 977 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 977 students
Chesterton Middle School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Chesterton Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade Chesterton Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 17:1
Chesterton Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Chesterton Middle School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Chesterton Middle School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
1%
13%
Chesterton Middle School Black (2003-2012)
White
85%
71%
Chesterton Middle School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.45
Chesterton Middle School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
22%
41%
Chesterton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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 (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,913 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Duneland Corporation School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,913 1,517
Duneland  Corporation School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $21 MM
Duneland  Corporation School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $58 MM $18 MM
Duneland  Corporation School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,393 $13,002
Duneland  Corporation School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,951 $11,056
Duneland  Corporation School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Chesterton Bailly Elementary School
    800 South 5th St
    Chesterton , IN , 46304
    (219)983-3670
    0.4  mi  |  462  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Chesterton Westchester Intermediate School
    1050 South 5th St
    Chesterton , IN , 46304
    (219)983-3710
    0.6  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Porter Newton Yost Elementary School
    100 West Beam St
    Porter , IN , 46304
    (219)983-3640
    1  mi  |  408  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Chesterton Chesterton Senior High School
    2125 South 11th St
    Chesterton , IN , 46304
    (219)983-3730
    1.1  mi  |  1968  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Porter Discovery Charter School
    Charter School
    800 Canonie Dr
    Porter , IN , 46304
    (219)983-9800
    Charter School
    2.1  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  KG-7

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