Chesterton Middle School

Serves grades 7 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
651 W Morgan Ave
Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone
(219) 983-3776
District
DUNELAND SCHOOL CORPORATION
County
PORTER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
980
Classroom Teachers
52

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Indiana

6

(10 is best)

Better than 52.3% of IN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Chesterton Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
51%
45%
50%
49%
52%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
46%
44%
49%
50%
44%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
19
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 492 50.2%
Grade 8 488 49.8%
Total 980 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 80.5% 82.5% 70.5%
Black 2.0% 2.2% 13.5%
Hispanic 15.4% 13.8% 13.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.7% 1.2% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.2% 28.8% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.2% 24.2% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.0% 4.6% 7.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 35,896 6,732,219
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 394.1 186
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.0% 20.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.7% 32.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.6% 25.8%
65 OR OLDER 14.4% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,370 2,570,419
Single Parent Households With Children 9.2% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.4% 88.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 26.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.4% 9.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 23.6% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.7% 13.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.7% 19.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.3% 19.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.8% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 6.6% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,178 $30,249,876 43.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $412 $2,406,904 3.4%
Staff $421 $2,459,482 3.5%
General Administration $107 $625,094 0.9%
School Administration $479 $2,798,318 4.0%
Operation $1,448 $8,459,216 12.1%
Transportation $630 $3,680,460 5.3%
Other $279 $1,629,918 2.3%
Total Support $3,776 $22,059,392 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,025 $17,672,050 25.3%
Total Expenditures $11,979 $69,981,318 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,645 $5,950,874,179 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $488 $514,083,570 4.2%
Staff $385 $405,634,139 3.3%
General Administration $195 $205,618,980 1.7%
School Administration $626 $660,314,164 5.4%
Operation $1,093 $1,152,071,943 9.5%
Transportation $594 $626,646,766 5.2%
Other $248 $261,830,185 2.2%
Total Support $3,630 $3,826,200,550 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,229 $2,349,225,227 19.4%
Total Expenditures $11,504 $12,126,298,541 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%