301 Parke St
Gary, IN 46403
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Gary Middle School serves 458 students in grades 6-8.
Gary Middle 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 5% (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 13% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Gary Middle School's student population of 458 students has declined by 53% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Gary Middle 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 Middle School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1731 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
45%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
92%
13%
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White
1%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score
0.15
This chart display the diversity score of Gary Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gary Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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