Lake Ridge New Technical Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,861 students in Lake Ridge New Technical Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
Public Schools in Lake Ridge New Technical Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Indiana public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lake Ridge New Technical Schools School District are Longfellow New Technical Elementary School, Hosford Park New Technical Elementary School and Lake Ridge New Technical Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lake Ridge New Technical Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Lake Ridge New Technical Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lake Ridge New Technical Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,917 Schools
# Students
1,861 Students
1,047,222 Students
# Teachers
105 Teachers
60,737 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Lake Ridge New Technical Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 369 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
Overall District Rank
#318 out of 379 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Ridge New Technical Schools  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)
29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Ridge New Technical Schools  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
≥95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lake Ridge New Technical Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.70
0.51
# American Indian Students
4 Students
2,088 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3 Students
25,441 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
439 Students
124,991 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
12%
# Black Students
585 Students
131,224 Students
% Black Students
31%
13%
# White Students
724 Students
711,646 Students
% White Students
39%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
800 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
106 Students
50,965 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18,972
# Students in K Grade:
136
77,589
# Students in 1st Grade:
129
75,895
# Students in 2nd Grade:
140
76,103
# Students in 3rd Grade:
123
78,337
# Students in 4th Grade:
121
79,819
# Students in 5th Grade:
132
79,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
142
79,098
# Students in 7th Grade:
160
78,192
# Students in 8th Grade:
141
79,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
153
80,310
# Students in 10th Grade:
168
80,107
# Students in 11th Grade:
161
82,817
# Students in 12th Grade:
155
79,244
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,678

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,015 is higher than the state median of $12,551. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,721 is higher than the state median of $11,226. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$32 MM
$17 MM
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Spending
$26 MM
$15 MM
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Revenue / Student
$17,015
$12,551
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lake Ridge New Technical Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,721
$11,226
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lake Ridge New Technical Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Lake Ridge New Technical Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

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.
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: #44.
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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lake Ridge New Technical Schools
  • 6111 W Ridge Rd, Gary, IN, 46408-1797
  • (219) 838-1819
  • lakeridge.k12.in.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,861 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in IN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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