Lake Ridge Middle School

3601 West 41st Ave, Gary, IN 46408 | (219) 980-0730
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 490
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3601 W 41st Ave, Gary, IN 46408
  • Principal or Admin: Mastej Robert E
  • Fax: (219) 980-0731
  • Website: www.lakeridge.k12.in.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Lake Ridge Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,831
  • Graduation Rate: 60.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.5
  • Enrolled Students: 2,122

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 490
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 232 (47.3%)
  • Females: 220 (44.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 64 (13.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 338 (69.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 402 (82.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lake Ridge Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.8%
Black9018.4%
Asian--
Hispanic9519.4%
White26353.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lake Ridge Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade14730.0%
7th Grade17235.1%
8th Grade17134.9%
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 Lake Ridge Middle School performed on average much worse than most 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 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201056.0%56.0%72.0%
200945.0%45.0%69.0%
 
Math Test
201052.0%52.0%77.0%
200943.0%43.0%73.0%
 
Science Test
201030.0%30.0%58.0%
200927.0%27.0%54.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201054.0%54.0%72.0%
200938.0%-67.0%
 
Math Test
201052.0%52.0%73.0%
200938.0%-68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201037.0%37.0%64.0%
200922.0%-58.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201048.0%48.0%69.0%
200938.0%-65.0%
 
Math Test
201047.0%47.0%72.0%
200937.0%-67.0%
 

ISTEP+ ECA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201080.0%29.0%61.0%
 
Source: IN Department of Education 2009-2010

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