Joseph Block 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
2700 Cardinal Dr
East Chicago, IN 46312
Phone
(219) 391-4084
District
SCHOOL CITY OF EAST CHICAGO
County
LAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
514
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Indiana

1

(10 is best)

Better than 4.5% of IN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Joseph Block Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 15 45
Proficiency in Reading 18 49
Proficiency in Math 12 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 18 44
Proficiency in Reading 24 50
Proficiency in Math 11.848341 38

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.89
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.51
AVG FOR STATE 17.27
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 273 53.1%
Grade 8 241 46.9%
Total 514 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 2.0% 1.6% 70.5%
Black 49.4% 46.6% 13.5%
Hispanic 48.6% 51.6% 13.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 83.3% 82.3% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 78.8% 76.8% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.5% 5.5% 7.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 28,448 6,691,878
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,327.6 185
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.3% 20.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.5% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.7% 26.0%
65 OR OLDER 13.3% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,160 2,553,818
Single Parent Households With Children 23.1% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 70.7% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 9.1% 25.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 1.6% 8.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 5.3% 13.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.2% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.3% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.8% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 25.9% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 21.7% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,999 $27,115,480 44.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $916 $4,140,320 6.8%
Staff $741 $3,349,320 5.5%
General Administration $110 $497,200 0.8%
School Administration $732 $3,308,640 5.4%
Operation $2,076 $9,383,520 15.4%
Transportation $476 $2,151,520 3.5%
Other $752 $3,399,040 5.6%
Total Support $5,803 $26,229,560 43.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,704 $7,702,080 12.6%
Total Expenditures $13,506 $61,047,120 100.0%
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%