Chesterton Middle School

Grades: 7-8

982 students

Chesterton Middle School serves 982 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 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 982 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 982 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 17:1
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
7%
10%
Black
1%
13%
White
85%
71%
Two or more races
5%
4%
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 0.26
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.
20%
42%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,957 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,393 is less than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,951 is less than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Duneland Corporation School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,957 1,469
District Total Revenue $73 MM $21 MM
District Spending $58 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,393 $13,002
District Spending / Student $9,951 $11,056
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • ChestertonBailly Elementary School
    800 South 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3670
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 468 students                      
  • ChestertonWestchester Intermediate School
    1050 South 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3710
    0.6 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 556 students                      
  • ChestertonNewton Yost Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    100 West Beam St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3640
    1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 389 students                      
  • ChestertonChesterton Senior High School
    2125 South 11th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3730
    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2021 students                      
  • ChestertonDiscovery Charter School
    Charter School
    800 Canonie Dr
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-9800
    Charter School

    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 455 students                      

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