Gary Community School Corp School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 1,193 students in Gary Community School Corp School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Indiana.
Public High Schools in Gary Community School Corp School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Indiana public high school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Gary Community School Corp School District are West Side Leadership Academy and Gary Career Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Gary Community School Corp School District have a Graduation Rate of 66%, which is less than the Indiana average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is West Side Leadership Academy, with 66% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Indiana or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public high school average of 33% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Gary Community School Corp School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Gary Community School Corp School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
2 Schools
486 Schools
# Students
1,193 Students
364,909 Students
# Teachers
65 Teachers
22,539 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Gary Community School Corp School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 320 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
Overall District Rank
#365 out of 379 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gary Community School Corp  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gary Community School Corp  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gary Community School Corp  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
66%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gary Community School Corp  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.17
0.52
# American Indian Students
1 Student
731 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
8,566 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
37 Students
46,115 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
13%
# Black Students
1,084 Students
46,289 Students
% Black Students
91%
13%
# White Students
12 Students
245,994 Students
% White Students
1%
67%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
324 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
59 Students
16,790 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
69
# Students in K Grade:
-
1,521
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
1,495
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
1,499
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
1,592
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
1,603
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
1,958
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
5,335
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
12,396
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
12,858
# Students in 9th Grade:
331
82,239
# Students in 10th Grade:
287
80,997
# Students in 11th Grade:
306
81,747
# Students in 12th Grade:
265
77,837
# Ungraded Students:
4
1,763

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,297 is higher than the state median of $12,585. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,587 is higher than the state median of $11,723. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$73 MM
$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gary Community School Corp  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$79 MM
$16 MM
This chart display total spending of Gary Community School Corp  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,297
$12,585
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gary Community School Corp  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,587
$11,723
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gary Community School Corp  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Gary Community School Corp School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West Side Leadership Academy
Math: 13% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9th & Gerry St
Gary, IN 46406
(219) 413-9870
Grades: 9-12
| 1,193 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gary Career Center
Vocational School
1800 E 35th Ave
Gary, IN 46409
(219) 962-7571
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Gary Community School Corp School District
  • 1988 Polk Street, Gary, IN, 46407
  • (219) 881-5401
  • garycsc.k12.in.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,193 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 66% (Btm 50% in IN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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