Liberty Elementary School

501 West 900 North,

Chesterton, IN, 46304-9456

Tel: (219)983-3650
Grades: KG-4

550 students

Liberty Elementary School serves 550 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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%.
Liberty Elementary School operates within the Duneland Corporation School District.

Overview

The student population of 550 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 550 students
Liberty Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Liberty Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Liberty Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 17:1
Liberty Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Liberty Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
10%
9%
Liberty Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Liberty Elementary School Black (2002-2012)
White
85%
71%
Liberty Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Liberty Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Liberty Elementary 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.
0.27 0.73
Liberty Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
28%
41%
Liberty Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
2%
8%
Liberty Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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 1,521
Duneland  Corporation School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $73 MM n/a
Duneland  Corporation School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $58 MM n/a
Duneland  Corporation School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,393 $0
Duneland  Corporation School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,951 $0
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 (2.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Liberty Intermediate School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bailly Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chesterton Liberty Intermediate School
    50 West 900 North
    Chesterton , IN , 46304
    (219)983-3690
    0.1  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Chesterton Chesterton Senior High School
    2125 South 11th St
    Chesterton , IN , 46304
    (219)983-3730
    2.1  mi  |  1968  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chesterton Westchester Intermediate School
    1050 South 5th St
    Chesterton , IN , 46304
    (219)983-3710
    2.7  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Chesterton Bailly Elementary School
    800 South 5th St
    Chesterton , IN , 46304
    (219)983-3670
    2.9  mi  |  462  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Valparaiso Paul Saylor Elementary School
    331 Midway
    Valparaiso , IN , 46383
    (219)763-8040
    3.1  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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