East Chicago Lighthouse



East Chicago Lighthouse Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Chicago Lighthouse Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 53
2 52
3 60
4 50
5 55
6 55
7 60
8 53
9 55
10 40
11 0
12 0

East Chicago Lighthouse is a public high school of the East Chicago Lighthouse Charter School District located in East Chicago, IN. It has 575 students in grades Kindergarten through 10th. East Chicago Lighthouse is the 217th largest public high school in Indiana and the 9,571st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 63.9 to 1.

Total Students: 575
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 63.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 9

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East Chicago Lighthouse Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 288
(50%)
288
(50%)
 Female 287
(50%)
287
(50%)

East Chicago Lighthouse Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 367
(64%)
367
(64%)
 Black 179
(31%)
179
(31%)
 White 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

East Chicago Lighthouse Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 470
(82%)
470
(82%)
 Not Eligible 53
(9%)
53
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(9%)
52
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

East Chicago Lighthouse is ranked 87th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Chicago Lighthouse students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

East Chicago Lighthouse Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 115
2007 202
2008 292
2009 354
2010 411
2011 511
2012 575

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 20.2
2008 22.6
2009 20.8
2010 20.6
2011 21.3
2012 63.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.91304347826087
2007 0.82178217821782
2008 0.92808219178082
2009 0.94350282485876
2010 0.92457420924574
2011 0.9041095890411
2012 0.90782608695652

Compare East Chicago Lighthouse to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
6,390.0% 63.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 90.8%
 

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