Chesterton Middle School

  • Chesterton Middle School serves 990 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • Chesterton Middle School operates within the Duneland Corporation School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 990 students
Chesterton Middle School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender % Chesterton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Chesterton Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2015)
Students by Grade Chesterton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 19:1
Chesterton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2015)
Asian
1%
2%
Chesterton Middle School Asian Students (2003-2015)
Hispanic
8%
11%
Chesterton Middle School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
1%
12%
Chesterton Middle School Black Students (2003-2015)
White
86%
70%
Chesterton Middle School White Students (2003-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Chesterton Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Chesterton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Chesterton Middle 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.
0.25 0.27
Chesterton Middle School Diversity Score (2003-2015)
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.
21%
41%
Chesterton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
4%
8%
Chesterton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Duneland Corporation School District's student population of 5,858 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,376 is higher than the state average of $11,417. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,469 is less than the state average of $10,528. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Duneland Corporation School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,858 1,465
Duneland Corporation School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $17 MM
Duneland Corporation School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $62 MM $15 MM
Duneland Corporation School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,376 $11,417
Duneland Corporation School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,469 $10,528
Duneland Corporation School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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  • ChestertonBailly Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 427 students
    0.4 miles
    800 S 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3670
    0.4KG-4427
  • ChestertonWestchester Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-6 | 526 students
    0.6 miles
    1050 S 5th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3710
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  • ChestertonNewton Yost Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 377 students
    1 miles
    100 W Beam St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3640
    1KG-4377
  • ChestertonChesterton Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2029 students
    1.1 miles
    2125 S 11th St
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-3730
    1.19-122029
  • ChestertonDiscovery Charter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 511 students
    2.1 miles
    800 Canonie Dr
    ChestertonIN 46304
    (219)983-9800
    2.1KG-8511

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