Gary Lighthouse Charter School

Tel: (219)880-1762
Grades: KG-11

643 students

Gary Lighthouse Charter School serves 643 students in grades KG-11.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
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.

Overview

The student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-11
Total Students 643 students
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Students by Grade Gary Lighthouse Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
Black
99%
13%
All Ethnic Groups Gary Lighthouse Charter School Sch Ethnicity Gary Lighthouse Charter School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.02 0.25
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gary Lighthouse Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
4
Number of Students Managed 643 1,613
District Total Revenue n/a $21 MM
District Spending n/a $18 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $13,002
District Spending / Student n/a $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 New Technicalnical @ Roosevelt Car & Technical (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Technicalnical @ Roosevelt Car & Technical (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Daniel Webster Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GaryDaniel Webster Elementary School
    3720 Pierce St
    GaryIN 46408
    (219)980-6345
    0.7 mi | 347 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • GaryNew Technicalnical @ Roosevelt Car & Technical
    730 West 25th Ave
    GaryIN 46407
    (219)881-1500
    0.9 mi | 69 students | Gr. 9                      
  • GaryTheodore Roosevelt Car & Technical Academy
    730 West 25th Ave
    GaryIN 46407
    (219)881-1500
    0.9 mi | 1055 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • GaryFrankie W Mccullough Academy For Girl
    1110 West 21st Ave
    GaryIN 46407
    (219)977-2129
    1.4 mi | 362 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • GaryLincoln Achievement Center
    Special Education School
    1988 Polk St
    GaryIN 46407
    (219)886-6572
    Special Education School

    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-12                      

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Did You Know?
Gary, IN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.17, which is lower than the Indiana average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Gary is Hosford Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.