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 (2006-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
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
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Hispanic (2006-2008)
Black
99%
13%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Black (2006-2012)
White
n/a
71%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School White (2006-2009)
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
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
78%
41%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

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
Gary Lighthouse Charter  School District Number of Students Managed (2006-2012)
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: 2012 (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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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.