Lew Wallace High School

415 West 45th Ave, Gary, IN 46408 | (219) 980-6305
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,223
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 415 W 45th Ave, Gary, IN 46408
  • Principal or Admin: Upshaw Lucille
  • Fax: (219) 981-4462
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,223
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 88.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 654 (53.5%)
  • Females: 564 (46.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 12 (1.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 790 (64.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 802 (65.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lew Wallace High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lew Wallace High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade20316.6%
8th Grade17914.6%
9th Grade21017.2%
10th Grade23118.9%
11th Grade20316.6%
12th Grade19716.1%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Lew Wallace High School

  • Reviewed by Student on November 03, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Its wonderful school. I love being and gong here. I hope that we contiue to prosper. I love the drill-team, football team, and wrestling.

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