Gary Lighthouse Charter School

Tel: (219)880-1762
  • Gary Lighthouse Charter School serves 1,460 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
  • Gary Lighthouse Charter School operates within the Gary Lighthouse Charter School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1460 students has grown by 127% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 87% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,460 students
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Gary Lighthouse Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Gary Lighthouse Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.20 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 19:1 19:1
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Hispanic
9%
11%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
89%
12%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
n/a
70%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School White Students (2006-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Gary Lighthouse Charter 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.
0.20 0.27
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
83%
41%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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.
3%
8%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • Gary Lighthouse Charter School District's student population of 1,460 students has grown by 127% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,201 in this district is less than the state average of $11,417. The district revenue/student has declined by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,112 is less than the state average of $10,528. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Gary Lighthouse Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,460 1,465
Gary Lighthouse Charter School District Students Managed (2006-2014)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $17 MM
Gary Lighthouse Charter School District District Total Revenue (2010-2014)
District Spending $14 MM $15 MM
Gary Lighthouse Charter School District District Spending (2010-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,201 $11,417
Gary Lighthouse Charter School District District Revenue / Student (2010-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,112 $10,528
Gary Lighthouse Charter School District District Spending / Student (2010-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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