East Chicago Lighthouse

  • East Chicago Lighthouse serves 495 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • East Chicago Lighthouse placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

East Chicago Lighthouse places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • East Chicago Lighthouse's student population of 495 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Chicago Lighthouse is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of East Chicago Lighthouse is 0.51, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#1621 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of East Chicago Lighthouse, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Chicago Lighthouse and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Chicago Lighthouse and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in East Chicago Lighthouse and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
56%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in East Chicago Lighthouse and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
42%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in East Chicago Lighthouse and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in East Chicago Lighthouse and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in East Chicago Lighthouse and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Chicago Lighthouse. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.510.51
This chart display the diversity score of East Chicago Lighthouse and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Chicago Lighthouse and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Chicago Lighthouse and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Chicago Lighthouse Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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