Kesling Middle School

  • Kesling Middle School serves 756 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • Kesling Middle School operates within the Laporte Community Corp School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 756 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 756 students
Kesling Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Kesling Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Kesling Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Kesling Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 19:1
Kesling Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Kesling Middle School Asian Students (1992-2009)
Hispanic
15%
11%
Kesling Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
12%
Kesling Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
78%
70%
Kesling Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Kesling Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Kesling Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Kesling Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.37 0.27
Kesling Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
41%
Kesling Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
8%
Kesling Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Laporte Community Corp School District's student population of 6,778 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,976 is higher than the state average of $11,417. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,012 is higher than the state average of $10,528. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Laporte Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,778 1,465
Laporte Community Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $17 MM
Laporte Community Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $75 MM $15 MM
Laporte Community Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,976 $11,417
Laporte Community Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,012 $10,528
Laporte Community Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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