Gary Lighthouse Charter School

3201 Pierce St, Gary, IN 46408 | (219) 880-1762
  • Grades: KG-9
  • Student Enrollment: 648
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Poplawski Karen
  • Fax: (219) 884-4858
  • Website: www.lighthouse-academies.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 648
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 303 (46.8%)
  • Females: 338 (52.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 59 (9.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 515 (79.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 574 (88.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Gary Lighthouse Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black63998.6%
Asian--
Hispanic10.2%
White10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Gary Lighthouse Charter School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten629.6%
1st Grade517.9%
2nd Grade7010.8%
3rd Grade7511.6%
4th Grade7711.9%
5th Grade8312.8%
6th Grade497.6%
7th Grade7411.4%
8th Grade548.3%
9th Grade538.2%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Gary Lighthouse Charter School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on ISTEP+ and ISTEP+ ECA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

ISTEP+ - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201079.0%79.0%79.0%
200968.0%68.0%74.0%
 
Math Test
201075.0%75.0%75.0%
200976.0%76.0%72.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201072.0%72.0%77.0%
200936.0%36.0%73.0%
 
Math Test
201069.0%69.0%75.0%
200953.0%53.0%70.0%
 
Science Test
201054.0%54.0%75.0%
200921.0%21.0%71.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201046.0%46.0%71.0%
200932.0%32.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
201070.0%70.0%80.0%
200941.0%41.0%76.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201014.0%14.0%64.0%
20097.0%7.0%60.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201060.0%60.0%72.0%
200937.0%37.0%69.0%
 
Math Test
201082.0%82.0%77.0%
200949.0%49.0%73.0%
 
Science Test
20109.0%9.0%58.0%
200910.0%10.0%54.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201039.0%39.0%72.0%
200939.0%-67.0%
 
Math Test
201067.0%67.0%73.0%
200950.0%-68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201016.0%16.0%64.0%
200915.0%-58.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201037.0%37.0%69.0%
200936.0%-65.0%
 
Math Test
201038.0%38.0%72.0%
200964.0%-67.0%
 

ISTEP+ ECA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201015.0%15.0%61.0%
 
Source: IN Department of Education 2009-2010

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