Kingsford Heights Elementary School

Kingsford Heights Elementary School serves 269 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% 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 269 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 269 students
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 36% Male / 64%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Kingsford Heights Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
4%
13%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
76%
71%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
12%
4%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Kingsford Heights Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.40 0.26
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
57%
42%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
7%
8%
Kingsford Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,391 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,460 is less than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,791 is less than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Laporte Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,391 1,469
Laporte Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $21 MM
Laporte Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $63 MM $18 MM
Laporte Community  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,460 $13,002
Laporte Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,791 $11,056
Laporte Community  Corp School District 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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La PorteKingsbury Elementary School
    0802 West 400 South
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-1823
    4.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 394 students                      
  • Union MillsSouth Central Elementary School
    9808 South 600 West
    Union MillsIN 46382
    (219)767-2269
    6.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 454 students                      
  • Union MillsSouth Central Junior Senior High School
    9808 South 600 West
    Union MillsIN 46382
    (219)767-2266
    6.2 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 452 students                      
  • La PorteIndian Trail Elementary School
    3214 South Sr 104
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)369-9016
    7.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 345 students                      
  • La PorteKesling Middle School
    306 East 18th St
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)362-7507
    7.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 820 students                      

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