Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math)



Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 127
8 122
9 146
10 147
11 158
12 166

Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) is a public high school of the Gary Community School Corporation located in Gary, IN. It has 866 students in grades 7th through 12th. Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) is the 130th largest public high school in Indiana and the 6,773rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.8 to 1.

Total Students: 866
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 46

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Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 484
(56%)
1,598
(51%)
 Female 382
(44%)
1,540
(49%)

Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 784
(91%)
2,929
(93%)
 Two or More 55
(6%)
129
(4%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
45
(1%)
 White 11
(1%)
27
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 713
(82%)
2,428
(77%)
 Not Eligible 138
(16%)
614
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(2%)
96
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) is ranked 52nd out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.1%) 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.

Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 979
2006 911
2007 919
2008 831
2009 1218
2010 1166
2011 964
2012 866

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 N/A
2007 17.9
2008 15.8
2009 13.7
2010 11.8
2011 11.1
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64249233912155
2006 0.602634467618
2007 0.63329706202394
2008 0.65583634175692
2009 0.65845648604269
2010 0.76072041166381
2011 0.79149377593361
2012 0.84064665127021

Compare Lew Wallace (sci-Tech-Eng-Math) to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 84.1%
 

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