City of East Chicago School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 7 public schools managed by City of East Chicago School District serving 4,520 students in East Chicago, Indiana.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana state average of 31%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the state average of 17:1.

City of East Chicago School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • East Chicago Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
    2001 E 135th St
    East Chicago, IN 46312
    (219)391-4096

    Grades: PK-6 | 398 students
  • East Chicago Benjamin Harrison Elementary School
    4411 Magoun
    East Chicago, IN 46312
    (219)391-4192

    Grades: PK-6 | 554 students
  • East Chicago Carrie Gosch Elementary School
    4001 Indianapolis Blvd
    East Chicago, IN 46312
    (219)391-4172

    Grades: PK-7 | 420 students
  • East Chicago East Chicago Central High School
    1401 East 144th Street
    East Chicago, IN 46312
    (219)391-4000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1236 students
  • East Chicago George Washington Elementary School
    2400 Cardinal Drive
    East Chicago, IN 46312
    (219)391-4169

    Grades: PK-6 | 684 students
  • East Chicago Joseph Block Middle School
    2700 Cardinal Dr
    East Chicago, IN 46312
    (219)391-4084

    Grades: 7-8 | 585 students
  • East Chicago William Mckinley Elementary School
    4825 Magoun Ave
    East Chicago, IN 46312
    (219)391-4186

    Grades: PK-6 | 643 students

Overview

School District Name City of East Chicago School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,520 students
# of Teachers262 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
# of Male Students2,319 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students2,201 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.53
# of American Indian Students4 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students4 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students2,172 students
% Hispanic Students
48%
# of Black Students2,208 students
% Black Students
49%
# of White Students63 students
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students69 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:325
# of Students in Kindergarten:323
# of Students in 1st Grade:353
# of Students in 2nd Grade:356
# of Students in 3rd Grade:400
# of Students in 4th Grade:316
# of Students in 5th Grade:334
# of Students in 6th Grade:284
# of Students in 7th Grade:298
# of Students in 8th Grade:295
# of Students in 9th Grade:324
# of Students in 10th Grade:334
# of Students in 11th Grade:288
# of Students in 12th Grade:290
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • City of East Chicago School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 357 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of  City of East Chicago 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of  City of East Chicago 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
59%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of  City of East Chicago School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $19,544 is higher than the state average of $13,154. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $15,258 is higher than the state average of $11,176. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$103 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of  City of East Chicago School District and average revenue for each school distric in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$80 MM$15 MM
This chart display total spending of  City of East Chicago School District and average spending for each school distric in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$19,544$13,154
This chart display average revenue per public school student in  City of East Chicago School District and average revenue per public school student in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$15,258$11,176
This chart display average spending per public school student in  City of East Chicago School District and average spending per public school student in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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City of East Chicago School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.53, which is higher than the Indiana average of 0.50. The most diverse school in the district is East Chicago Central High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.