Michigan City High School



Michigan City High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Michigan City 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
9 552
10 485
11 405
12 359

Michigan City High School is a public high school of the Michigan City Area School District located in Michigan City, IN. It has 1,801 students in grades 9th through 12th. Michigan City High School is the 48th largest public high school in Indiana and the 2,080th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,801
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 116.9

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Michigan City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 906
(50%)
906
(50%)
 Female 895
(50%)
895
(50%)

Michigan City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 980
(54%)
980
(54%)
 Black 556
(31%)
556
(31%)
 Two or More 123
(7%)
123
(7%)
 Hispanic 122
(7%)
122
(7%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Michigan City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 970
(54%)
970
(54%)
 Not Eligible 676
(38%)
676
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 155
(9%)
155
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Michigan City High School is ranked 19th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Michigan City High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.5%) is 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.

Michigan City High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2015
2006 1958
2007 1926
2008 1825
2009 1782
2010 1909
2011 1891
2012 1801

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 N/A
2007 18.8
2008 16.7
2009 17.6
2010 20.2
2011 16.7
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39205955334988
2006 0.51532175689479
2007 0.46573208722741
2008 0.56821917808219
2009 0.61952861952862
2010 0.57569408067051
2011 0.59598096245373
2012 0.6246529705719

Compare Michigan City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 62.5%
 

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