Kesling Middle School

306 East 18th St,

Laporte, IN, 46350-6618

Tel: (219)362-7507
Grades: 6-8

804 students

Kesling Middle School serves 804 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Kesling Middle School operates within the Laporte Community Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 804 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 804 students
Kesling Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Kesling Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Kesling Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less 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 17:1 17:1
Kesling Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Kesling Middle School Asian (1992-2009)
Hispanic
10%
9%
Kesling Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
13%
Kesling Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
80%
71%
Kesling Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kesling Middle School Sch Ethnicity Kesling 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.
0.35 0.45
Kesling 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.
41%
41%
Kesling 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.
11%
8%
Kesling Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,334 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Laporte Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 6,334 1,517
Laporte Community  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $21 MM
Laporte Community  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $63 MM $18 MM
Laporte Community  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,460 $13,002
Laporte Community  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,791 $11,056
Laporte Community  Corp 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 Laporte High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Paul F Boston Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Handley Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Laporte Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Handley Elementary School
    408 10th St
    Laporte , IN , 46350
    (219)362-2561
    0.6  mi  |  372  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Laporte Laporte High School
    602 'f' St
    Laporte , IN , 46350
    (219)362-3102
    0.9  mi  |  1880  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Laporte Paul F Boston Middle School
    1000 Harrison St
    Laporte , IN , 46350
    (219)326-6930
    1.1  mi  |  761  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Laporte Lincoln Elementary School
    402 Harrison St
    Laporte , IN , 46350
    (219)362-3755
    1.3  mi  |  299  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Laporte Hailmann Elementary School
    1001 East Ohio St
    Laporte , IN , 46350
    (219)362-2080
    1.5  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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