Virgil I Bailey Elementary School

Tel: (219)962-1302
Grades: KG-6

357 students

Virgil I Bailey Elementary School serves 357 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School operates within the Lake Station Community s School District.

Overview

The student population of 357 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 83% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 357 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade Virgil I Bailey Elementary 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 0.56 is more 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
Hispanic
36%
9%
Black
4%
13%
White
56%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Virgil I Bailey 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.
0.56 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.
73%
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.
9%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,586 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Lake Station Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,586 1,613
Lake Station Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $21 MM
Lake Station Community s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM $18 MM
Lake Station Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,618 $13,002
Lake Station Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,793 $11,056
Lake Station Community s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Thomas A Edison Junior Senior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William Fegely Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carl J Polk Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake StationCarl J Polk Elementary School
    2460 Vermillion St
    Lake StationIN 46405
    (219)962-1360
    0.5 mi | 222 students | Gr. 1-6                      
  • Lake StationThomas A Edison Junior Senior High School
    3304 Parkside Ave
    Lake StationIN 46405
    (219)962-8531
    0.7 mi | 658 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • PortageWilliam Fegely Middle School
    5384 Stone Ave
    PortageIN 46368
    (219)763-8150
    1.6 mi | 744 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PortageHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award George L Myers Elementary School
    3100 Willowdale
    PortageIN 46368
    (219)763-8035
    1.8 mi | 364 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Lake StationAlexander Hamilton Elementary School
    2900 Lake St
    Lake StationIN 46405
    (219)962-1824
    2 mi | 249 students | Gr. 1-6                      

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Did You Know?
Lake County, 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 0.38, which is higher than the Indiana average of 0.25. The most diverse school district in Lake County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.