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
7 484
8 501
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 985 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.0 to 1.

Total Students: 985
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 47

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Chesterton Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 512
(52%)
1,513
(50%)
 Female 473
(48%)
1,514
(50%)

Chesterton Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 831
(84%)
2,540
(84%)
 Hispanic 99
(10%)
277
(9%)
 Two or More 24
(2%)
88
(3%)
 Black 21
(2%)
70
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
49
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Chesterton Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 721
(73%)
2,279
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 221
(22%)
615
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(4%)
133
(4%)
* 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 44.0%. 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
2013 1016
2014 990
2015 985

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
2013 22.1
2014 20.6
2015 21

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
2013 0.24704724409449
2014 0.25858585858586
2015 0.26802030456853

Compare Chesterton Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.8%
 
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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