725 Clark Road
Gary, IN 46406
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Gary Lighthouse Charter School serves 1,541 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

Gary Lighthouse Charter School's student population of 1,541 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 71% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
1,541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Gary Lighthouse Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gary Lighthouse Charter School is 0.17, which is less than 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 Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1642 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
91%
13%
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White
1%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,541 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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