Kingsford Heights Elementary School

Tel: (219)393-3116
Grades: KG-5

244 students

Kingsford Heights Elementary School serves 244 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Kingsford Heights Elementary School operates within the Laporte Community Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 244 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 244 students
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 36% Male / 64%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Kingsford Heights Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 14:1 17:1
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Asian (1991-2010)
Hispanic
7%
9%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
3%
13%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
75%
71%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kingsford Heights Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Kingsford Heights 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.
0.41 0.45
Kingsford Heights Elementary 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.
60%
41%
Kingsford Heights Elementary 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.
14%
8%
Kingsford Heights Elementary 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 South Central Junior Senior High School (6.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kesling Middle School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kingsbury Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Laporte Kingsbury Elementary School
    0802 West 400 South
    Laporte , IN , 46350
    (219)362-1823
    4.6  mi  |  402  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Union Mills South Central Junior Senior High School
    9808 South 600 West
    Union Mills , IN , 46382
    (219)767-2266
    6.2  mi  |  451  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Union Mills South Central Elementary School
    9808 South 600 West
    Union Mills , IN , 46382
    (219)767-2269
    6.2  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Laporte Indian Trail Elementary School
    3214 South Sr 104
    Laporte , IN , 46350
    (219)369-9016
    7.1  mi  |  328  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Laporte Kesling Middle School
    306 East 18th St
    Laporte , IN , 46350
    (219)362-7507
    7.6  mi  |  804  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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