Gary Community School Corp School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 5 public middle schools serving 1,897 students in Gary Community School Corp School District. The top ranked public middle schools in Gary Community School Corp School District are Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center, Frankie W Mccullough Academy For Girl and Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public middle schools in Gary Community School Corp School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Indiana public middle school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 62% statewide average). This district's average middle testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public middle school average of 32% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameGary Community School Corp School District
School District Websitehttp://www.garycsc.k12.in.us/
School District Phone Number(219) 881-5401
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
# of Schools5 Schools546 Schools
# of Students1,897 Students289,906 Students
# of Teachers88 Teachers17,825 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1

District Comparison

Gary Community School Corp School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 343 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 68% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#354 out of 373 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gary Community School Corp  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
54%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
62%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.150.51
# of American Indian Students2 Students634 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a5,501 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students54 Students33,330 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
11%
# of Black Students1,745 Students40,021 Students
% Black Students
92%
14%
# of White Students25 Students197,022 Students
% White Students
1%
68%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a232 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students71 Students13,214 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 540
# of Students in Kindergarten:1593,851
# of Students in 1st Grade:1683,885
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1463,908
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1484,470
# of Students in 4th Grade:1464,584
# of Students in 5th Grade:15410,721
# of Students in 6th Grade:19349,991
# of Students in 7th Grade:28678,435
# of Students in 8th Grade:21979,979
# of Students in 9th Grade:6311,599
# of Students in 10th Grade:7312,280
# of Students in 11th Grade:8012,879
# of Students in 12th Grade:6212,323
# of Ungraded Students: - 461

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,411 is higher than the state median of $11,838. The school district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,827 is higher than the state median of $10,933. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$75 MM$16 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$72 MM$15 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,411$11,838
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,827$10,933
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 2016-17 school year data.

Gary Community School Corp School District Public Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center Math: 40% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 Parke St
    Gary, IN 46403
    (219) 938-1750

    Grades: K-8 | 474 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Frankie W Mccullough Academy For Girl Math: 18% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1110 W 21st Ave
    Gary, IN 46407
    (219) 977-2129

    Grades: K-8 | 423 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa Math: 8% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    210 N Grand Blvd
    Gary, IN 46403
    (219) 321-8555

    Grades: 6-12 | 526 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Bailly Preparatory Academy Math: 18% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4621 Georgia St
    Gary, IN 46409
    (219) 980-6326

    Grades: K-8 | 474 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Gary Career Center Vocational School
    1800 E 35th Ave
    Gary, IN 46409
    (219) 962-7571

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
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