Liberty Elementary School

501 West 900 North

Chesterton, IN 46304-9456

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

535 students

Liberty Elementary School serves 535 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% 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 535 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 535 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 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 20:1 17:1
Hispanic
13%
10%
White
84%
71%
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.28 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.
28%
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.
4%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,957 students has stayed relatively flat over five 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 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChestertonLiberty Intermediate School
    50 West 900 North
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3690
    0.1 mi | 385 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • ChestertonChesterton Senior High School
    2125 South 11th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3730
    2.1 mi | 2021 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChestertonWestchester Intermediate School
    1050 South 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3710
    2.7 mi | 556 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • ChestertonBailly Elementary School
    800 South 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3670
    2.9 mi | 468 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • ValparaisoPaul Saylor Elementary School
    331 Midway
    ValparaisoIN 46383
    (219)763-8040
    3.1 mi | 314 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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