Kahler Middle School

Kahler Middle School serves 1,165 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 29%.
Kahler Middle School operates within the Lake Central Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 1165 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 1,165 students
Kahler Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Kahler Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Kahler Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 17:1
Kahler Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
Kahler Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
9%
Kahler Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
4%
13%
Kahler Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
71%
71%
Kahler Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kahler Middle School Sch Ethnicity Kahler Middle 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.
0.47 0.45
Kahler Middle 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.
16%
41%
Kahler Middle 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.
4%
8%
Kahler Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,037 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lake Central Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 10,037 1,517
District Total Revenue $134 MM $21 MM
District Spending $114 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,369 $13,002
District Spending / Student $11,347 $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 Lake Central High School (2.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rickover Junior High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Protsman Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dyer Protsman Elementary School
    1121 Harrison
    Dyer , IN , 46311
    (219)322-2040
    1.3  mi  |  693  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Dyer George Bibich Elementary School
    14600 West 81st St
    Dyer , IN , 46311
    (219)322-1185
    1.4  mi  |  508  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Sauk Village Rickover Junior High School
    22151 Torrence Ave
    Sauk Village , IL , 60411
    (708)758-1900
    2.4  mi  |  578  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lynwood Sandridge Elementary School
    2950 Glenwood Dyer Rd
    Lynwood , IL , 60411
    (708)895-2450
    2.5  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Saint John Lake Central High School
    8400 Wicker Ave
    Saint John , IN , 46373
    (219)365-8551
    2.9  mi  |  3237  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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