Virgil I Bailey Elementary School

Virgil I Bailey Elementary School serves 380 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School operates within the Lake Station Community s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 380 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 380 students
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 18:1 18:1
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
38%
10%
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
6%
12%
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
54%
71%
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.57 0.27
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
69%
41%
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
9%
8%
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Lake Station Community s School District's student population of 1,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,532 in this district is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,075 is less than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Lake Station Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,488 1,472
Lake Station Community s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $19 MM
Lake Station Community s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $16 MM
Lake Station Community s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,532 $12,273
Lake Station Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,075 $10,163
Lake Station Community s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Thomas A Edison Junior Senior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William Fegely Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carl J Polk Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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