Gary Lighthouse Charter School

  • Gary Lighthouse Charter School serves 1,497 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Gary Lighthouse Charter School 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 2015-16 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

Gary Lighthouse Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Gary Lighthouse Charter School's student population of 1,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,497 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Gary Lighthouse Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Gary Lighthouse Charter School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank
74%
31%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
55%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
89%
12%
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White
1%
69%
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.200.28
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Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGary Lighthouse Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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