Elston Middle School

Grades: 6-8

662 students

Elston Middle School serves 662 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 662 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 662 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 15:1 17:1
Hispanic
7%
10%
Black
34%
13%
White
48%
71%
Two or more races
11%
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.
0.64 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.
72%
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.
8%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,085 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,041 is less than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,140 is higher than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Michigan City Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
3
Number of Students Managed 6,085 1,469
District Total Revenue $83 MM $21 MM
District Spending $91 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,041 $13,002
District Spending / Student $13,140 $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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Michigan CityA K Smith Area Career Center
    Vocational School
    817 Lafayette St
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2120
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • Michigan CityMarsh Elementary School
    400 East Homer St
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2102
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 231 students                      
  • Michigan CityKnapp Elementary School
    321 Bolka Ave
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2096
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 321 students                      
  • Michigan CityLake Hills Elementary School
    Magnet School
    201 Ferguson Rd
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2105
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 423 students                      
  • Michigan CityEdgewood Elementary School
    502 Boyd Circle
    Michigan CityIN 46360
    (219)873-2079
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 256 students                      

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