Gary Lighthouse Charter School District

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For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public elementary school serving 1,541 students in Gary Lighthouse Charter School District. The top ranked public elementary school in Gary Lighthouse Charter School District is Gary Lighthouse Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public elementary school in Gary Lighthouse Charter School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Indiana public elementary school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 63% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public elementary school average of 33% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameGary Lighthouse Charter School District
School District Websitehttp://www.lighthouse-academies.org/
School District Phone Number(219) 880-1762
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
# of Schools1 School1,426 Schools
# of Students1,541 Students684,243 Students
# of Teachers10 Teachers38,808 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio154:118:1

District Comparison

Gary Lighthouse Charter School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 354 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 95% has increased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#340 out of 373 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gary Lighthouse Charter   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gary Lighthouse Charter   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)
25%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gary Lighthouse Charter   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
≥95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gary Lighthouse Charter   School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.180.52
# of American Indian Students3 Students1,275 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a16,557 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students92 Students84,393 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
12%
# of Black Students1,395 Students86,712 Students
% Black Students
91%
13%
# of White Students13 Students459,629 Students
% White Students
1%
67%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a566 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students38 Students35,159 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 13,682
# of Students in Kindergarten:10675,937
# of Students in 1st Grade:10376,204
# of Students in 2nd Grade:10676,370
# of Students in 3rd Grade:10078,512
# of Students in 4th Grade:9279,914
# of Students in 5th Grade:11079,805
# of Students in 6th Grade:9979,025
# of Students in 7th Grade:10252,193
# of Students in 8th Grade:12852,811
# of Students in 9th Grade:1464,052
# of Students in 10th Grade:1344,729
# of Students in 11th Grade:1485,320
# of Students in 12th Grade:1675,405
# of Ungraded Students: - 284

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $9,707 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,838. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,197 is higher than the state median of $10,933. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$15 MM$16 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gary Lighthouse Charter   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$19 MM$15 MM
This chart display total spending of Gary Lighthouse Charter   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$9,707$11,838
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gary Lighthouse Charter   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$12,197$10,933
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gary Lighthouse Charter   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 Lighthouse Charter School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Gary Lighthouse Charter School Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    725 Clark Road
    Gary, IN 46406
    (219) 977-9583

    Grades: K-12 | 1,541 student
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