Kesling Middle School

306 East 18th St, Laporte, IN 46350 | (219) 362-7507
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 779
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 306 E 18th St, Laporte, IN 46350
  • Principal or Admin: Wilmsen G William
  • Fax: (219) 324-5712
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: 779
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 388 (49.8%)
  • Females: 345 (44.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 91 (11.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 284 (36.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 375 (48.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Kesling Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black182.3%
Asian20.3%
Hispanic516.5%
White66184.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Kesling Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade25332.5%
7th Grade28136.1%
8th Grade24531.5%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Kesling Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 21, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school wants to push the kids through that are having a difficult time with their learning cirriculum style.

    They do not offer a alternative but suggest a project that is designed to make the situation worse. These type of students who learn diffrently are frustrated and have low confidence due to the actions of these teachers. These students need an alternative not disiplinary route.

    I found that Virtual High School for my son who has (Social Anxioty), offered by Indiana University in Bloomington to be our answer. This is a (College) Prep High School Diploma Program.

    I don't know why schools don't offer this as an option.

    - Julia H.
  • Reviewed by Student on October 01, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love this school. great teachers. -diana diaz

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Kesling Middle School performed on average better 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 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201076.0%78.0%72.0%
200964.0%72.0%69.0%
 
Math Test
201081.0%82.0%77.0%
200973.0%77.0%73.0%
 
Science Test
201066.0%68.0%58.0%
200957.0%62.0%54.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201072.0%79.0%72.0%
200971.0%-67.0%
 
Math Test
201078.0%83.0%73.0%
200972.0%-68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201078.0%82.0%64.0%
200969.0%-58.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201077.0%76.0%69.0%
200974.0%-65.0%
 
Math Test
201076.0%78.0%72.0%
200972.0%-67.0%
 

ISTEP+ ECA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201091.0%72.0%61.0%
 
Source: IN Department of Education 2009-2010

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