Indianapolis Lighthouse East

  • Indianapolis Lighthouse East serves 375 students in grades 7-11.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Indianapolis Lighthouse East placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Indianapolis Lighthouse East places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Indianapolis Lighthouse East's student population of 375 students has grown by 73% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 93% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-11
Total Students375 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Indianapolis Lighthouse East is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Indianapolis Lighthouse East is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1747 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
87%
13%
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White
2%
68%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.240.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndianapolis Lighthouse East School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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