Top 10 Best Gary Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 12,445 students in Gary, IN. Gary has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
The top ranked public schools in Gary, IN are Longfellow New Technical Elementary School, Hosford Park New Technical Elementary School and Bailly Preparatory Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Gary, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Indiana public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Gary have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Gary, IN Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Longfellow New Technical Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
45th/calhoun Sts
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 923-7004
Grades: K-5
| 485 students
Rank: #22.
Hosford Park New Technical Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4735 Arthur Street
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-3390
Grades: K-5
| 296 students
Rank: #33.
Bailly Preparatory Academy
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
4621 Georgia St
Gary, IN 46409
(219) 980-6326
Grades: K-8
| 474 students
Rank: #44.
Aspire Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 26% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4900 W 15th Ave
Gary, IN 46406
(219) 944-7400
Grades: K-8
| 692 students
Rank: #55.
Lake Ridge New Technical Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3601 W 41st Ave
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-0730
Grades: 6-8
| 443 students
Rank: #66.
Calumet New Technical High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
3900 Calhoun St
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 838-6990
Grades: 9-12
| 637 students
Rank: #77.
Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center
Math: 24% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Parke St
Gary, IN 46403
(219) 938-1750
Grades: K-8
| 474 students
Rank: #88.
Frankie W Mccullough Academy For Girl
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1110 W 21st Ave
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 977-2129
Grades: K-8
| 423 students
Rank: #99.
West Side Leadership Academy
Math: 13% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
9th & Gerry St
Gary, IN 46406
(219) 413-9870
Grades: 9-12
| 755 students
Rank: #1010.
Thea Bowman Leadership Academy
Charter School
Math: 13% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
975 W 6th Ave
Gary, IN 46402
(219) 883-4826
Grades: K-12
| 1,097 students
Rank: #1111.
Gary Lighthouse Charter School
Charter School
Math: 20% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
725 Clark Road
Gary, IN 46406
(219) 977-9583
Grades: K-12
| 1,541 students
Rank: #1212.
21st Century Charter School Of Gary
Charter School
Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
556 Washington St
Gary, IN 46402
(219) 886-9339
Grades: K-12
| 934 students
Rank: #1313.
Daniel Hale Williams Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1320 E 19th Ave
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 881-3600
Grades: K-6
| 559 students
Rank: #1414.
Charter School Of The Dunes
Charter School
Math: 12% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7300 East Melton Rd
Gary, IN 46403
(219) 939-9690
Grades: K-8
| 570 students
Rank: #1515.
Glen Park Academy For Excel In Learning
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5002 Madison St
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 881-3620
Grades: K-6
| 542 students
Rank: #1616.
Steel City Academy
Charter School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2650 W 35th Avenue
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 750-1010
Grades: 7-10
| 296 students
Rank: #1717.
Beveridge Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1234 Cleveland St
Gary, IN 46404
(219) 977-2123
Grades: K-6
| 614 students
Gary Career Center
Vocational School
1800 E 35th Ave
Gary, IN 46409
(219) 962-7571
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Gary Middle College
Charter School
131 East 5th Ave
Gary, IN 46402
(219) 888-7120
Grades: 9-12
| 226 students
6401 Hemlock Ave
Gary, IN 46403
(219) 881-3610
Grades: K-6
| 351 students
2367 E 21st Ave
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 886-6542
Grades: PK
| 510 students
Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa
210 N Grand Blvd
Gary, IN 46403
(219) 321-8555
Grades: 6-12
| 526 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Gary, Indiana

Gary, Indiana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1327 Arizona St
Gary, IN 46403
(219) 938-4624
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
3757 W 21st Ave
Gary, IN 46404
(219) 977-2139
Grades: K-6
| 437 students
1430 W 23rd Ave
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 977-2119
Grades: 7-8
| 435 students
4581 Fillmore St
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-6336
Grades: K-6
| 468 students
600 E 35th Ave
Gary, IN 46409
(219) 980-6330
Grades: K-6
| 397 students
5701 W 7th Ave
Gary, IN 46404
(219) 977-2162
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
711 Chase St
Gary, IN 46404
(219) 977-2126
Grades: 7-12
| 104 students
3720 Pierce St
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-6345
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
2065 Mississippi St
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 886-6569
Grades: K-8
| 143 students
920 E 19th Ave
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 886-6581
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
6111 W Ridge Rd
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 838-1819
Grades: 7-12
| 66 students
2545 W 19th Pl
Gary, IN 46404
(219) 977-2142
Grades: 5-6
| 382 students
2535 Virginia St
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 886-6545
Grades: K-6
| 556 students
7201 West 25th Ave
Gary, IN 46406
(219) 844-2255
Grades: K-5
| 277 students
524 Garfield St
Gary, IN 46404
(219) 886-1445
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1356 Harrison Blvd
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 886-6577
Grades: K-6
| 470 students
5700 W 15th Ave
Gary, IN 46406
(219) 977-2136
Grades: K-4
| 574 students
1301 E 43rd Ave
Gary, IN 46409
(219) 980-6342
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
601 Jackson St
Gary, IN 46402
(219) 886-6570
Grades: K-6
| 344 students
1900 W 7th Ave
Gary, IN 46404
(219) 886-6580
Grades: K-6
| 333 students
301 Parke St
Gary, IN 46403
(219) 938-1750
Grades: K-6
| 475 students
5050 Vermont St
Gary, IN 46409
(219) 980-6333
Grades: K-4
| 443 students
6070 Miller Ave
Gary, IN 46403
(219) 979-9236
Grades: 5-11
| 298 students
415 West 45th Ave
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-6305
Grades: 7-12
| 713 students
1988 Polk St
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 886-6572
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
1800 East 35th Ave
Gary, IN 46409
(219) 963-2085
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1800 East 35th Ave
Gary, IN 46409
(219) 963-2901
Grades: 9-12
| 187 students
8837 Pottawatomie Tr
Gary, IN 46403
(219) 938-1179
Grades: K-6
| 529 students
660 Rhode Island St
Gary, IN 46402
(219) 886-6586
Grades: K-5
| 318 students
730 W 25th Ave
Gary, IN 46407
(219) 881-1500
Grades: 7-12
| 595 students
2700 W 19th Ave
Gary, IN 46404
(219) 977-2145
Grades: 7-8
| 794 students
725 Clark Rd
Gary, IN 46406
(219) 977-9583
Grades: K-11
| 613 students
210 N Grand Blvd
Gary, IN 46403
(219) 938-1161
Grades: 9-12
| 719 students

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