Elston Middle School

Tel: (219)873-2035
Grades: 6-8

600 students

Elston Middle School serves 600 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Elston Middle School operates within the Michigan City Area s School District.

Overview

The student population of 600 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 600 students
Elston Middle School Total Students (1996-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Elston Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2012)
Students by Grade Elston Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 12:1 17:1
Elston Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1996-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Elston Middle School Asian (1996-2010)
Hispanic
8%
9%
Elston Middle School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
31%
13%
Elston Middle School Black (1996-2012)
White
48%
71%
Elston Middle School White (1996-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Elston Middle School Sch Ethnicity Elston 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.
0.66 0.45
Elston Middle School Diversity Score (1996-2012)
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.
73%
41%
Elston Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
9%
8%
Elston Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,583 students has grown by 1660% over five years.
School District Name Michigan City Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 6,583 1,517
Michigan City Area s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $21 MM
Michigan City Area s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $91 MM $18 MM
Michigan City Area s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $222,505 $13,002
Michigan City Area s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $242,807 $11,056
Michigan City Area s 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 A K Smith Area Career Center (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Barker Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marsh Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Michigan City A K Smith Area Career Center
    Vocational School
    817 Lafayette St
    Michigan City , IN , 46360
    (219)873-2120
    Vocational School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Michigan City Marsh Elementary School
    400 East Homer St
    Michigan City , IN , 46360
    (219)873-2102
    0.3  mi  |  279  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Michigan City Knapp Elementary School
    321 Bolka Ave
    Michigan City , IN , 46360
    (219)873-2096
    1.2  mi  |  334  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Michigan City Lake Hills Elementary School
    Magnet School
    201 Ferguson Rd
    Michigan City , IN , 46360
    (219)873-2105
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  508  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Michigan City Edgewood Elementary School
    502 Boyd Circle
    Michigan City , IN , 46360
    (219)873-2079
    1.4  mi  |  264  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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