Chesterton Middle School



Chesterton Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chesterton Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 488
8 494
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chesterton Middle School is a public high school of the Duneland School Corporation located in Chesterton, IN. It has 982 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.3 to 1.

Total Students: 982
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 44

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Chesterton Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 498
(51%)
1,528
(51%)
 Female 484
(49%)
1,475
(49%)

Chesterton Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 828
(84%)
2,570
(86%)
 Hispanic 67
(7%)
230
(8%)
 Two or More 50
(5%)
100
(3%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
46
(2%)
 Black 17
(2%)
54
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Chesterton Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 719
(73%)
2,254
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 203
(21%)
560
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(6%)
189
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Chesterton Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.8%) is lower than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Chesterton Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 918
2006 861
2007 868
2008 915
2009 932
2010 947
2011 977
2012 982

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.4
2006 N/A
2007 20.7
2008 21.7
2009 19.4
2010 27.1
2011 19.5
2012 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1917211328976
2006 0.18350754936121
2007 0.19009216589862
2008 0.17486338797814
2009 0.19742489270386
2010 0.26399155227033
2011 0.2835209825998
2012 0.26782077393075

Compare Chesterton Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.8%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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