Kesling Middle School

  • Kesling Middle School serves 744 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Kesling Middle School's student population of 744 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kesling Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kesling Middle School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#869 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
17%
12%
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Black
3%
12%
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White
76%
69%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kesling Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.390.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kesling Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaPorte Community Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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