Chesterton Senior High School



Chesterton Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chesterton Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 507
10 515
11 521
12 478

Chesterton Senior High School is a public high school of the Duneland School Corporation located in Chesterton, IN. It has 2,021 students in grades 9th through 12th. Chesterton Senior High School is the 32nd largest public high school in Indiana and the 1,416th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,021
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 95

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Chesterton Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,030
(51%)
1,528
(51%)
 Female 991
(49%)
1,475
(49%)

Chesterton Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,742
(86%)
2,570
(86%)
 Hispanic 163
(8%)
230
(8%)
 Two or More 50
(2%)
100
(3%)
 Black 37
(2%)
54
(2%)
 Asian 26
(1%)
46
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chesterton Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,535
(76%)
2,254
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 357
(18%)
560
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 129
(6%)
189
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Chesterton Senior High School is ranked 96th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chesterton Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.0%) 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 Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1878
2006 1912
2007 1985
2008 1876
2009 1891
2010 1986
2011 1968
2012 2021

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 N/A
2007 21.6
2008 20.3
2009 17.8
2010 21.4
2011 19
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13099041533546
2006 0.12813807531381
2007 0.13098236775819
2008 0.15138592750533
2009 0.17715494447382
2010 0.20644511581067
2011 0.22205284552846
2012 0.24047501237011

Compare Chesterton Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.0%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,021 21.3:1  
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