Kesling Middle School

Kesling Middle School serves 820 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than 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 820 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 820 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 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 18:1 17:1
Hispanic
13%
10%
Black
2%
13%
White
80%
71%
Two or more races
5%
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.
0.34 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.
43%
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.
10%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,391 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Laporte Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,391 1,469
District Total Revenue $74 MM $21 MM
District Spending $63 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,460 $13,002
District Spending / Student $9,791 $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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • La PorteHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Handley Elementary School
    408 10th St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-2561
    0.6 mi | 365 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • La PorteLaporte High School
    602 'f' St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-3102
    0.9 mi | 1897 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • La PortePaul F Boston Middle School
    1000 Harrison St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)326-6930
    1.1 mi | 749 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • La PorteLincoln Elementary School
    402 Harrison St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-3755
    1.3 mi | 280 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • La PorteHailmann Elementary School
    1001 East Ohio St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-2080
    1.5 mi | 443 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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