Barker Middle School

  • Barker Middle School serves 392 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Barker Middle School's student population of 392 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barker Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barker Middle School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1389 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
35%
12%
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White
44%
69%
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barker Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.670.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMichigan City Area s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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    Grades: K-6 | 418 students
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  • Michigan City Michigan City High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1763 students
    0.9 miles
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    (219)873-2044
    0.9 9-12 1763
  • Michigan City Knapp Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 365 students
    1.3 miles
    321 Bolka Ave
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  • Michigan City Marsh Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 311 students
    1.4 miles
    400 E Homer St
    Michigan City, IN 46360
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