Gary school information

IndexGaryIndianaNational
Average Test Scores55%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools461,75579,235
Total private schools767524,875
Total post-secondary schools31417,965

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  • The average school test scores in Gary are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 46 public schools in Gary.
  • 80.2% of people in Gary have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.5% of people in Gary have completed high school.
  • 13.1% of people in Gary have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gary

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  • 21St Century Charter Sch Of Gary556 Washington StGrades: KG - 12Students: 372 · Ratio: 19:166
  • Aspire Charter Academy4900 W 15Th AveGrades: KG - 07Students: 598 · Ratio: 20:150
  • Bailly Preparatory Academy4621 Georgia StGrades: KG - 06Students: 603 · Ratio: 18:153
  • Benjamin Banneker Achievement Ctr301 Parke StGrades: KG - 08Students: 595 · Ratio: 18:190
  • Beveridge Elementary School1234 Cleveland StGrades: KG - 06Students: 536 · Ratio: 19:144
  • Brunswick Elementary School5701 W 7Th AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 722 · Ratio: 24:141
  • Calumet High School3900 Calhoun StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 597 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Charter School Of The Dunes860 N Lake StGrades: KG - 08Students: 364 · Ratio: 20:148
  • Daniel Hale Williams Elem Sch1320 E 19Th AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 523 · Ratio: 19:162
  • Daniel Webster Elem Sch3720 Pierce StGrades: KG - 06Students: 381 · Ratio: 18:152
  • Dr Bernard C Watson Acad For Boys2065 Mississippi StGrades: KG - 06Students: 189 · Ratio: 14:140
  • Frankie W Mccullough Acad For Girl1110 W 21St AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 356 · Ratio: 18:174
  • Gary Career Center1800 E 35Th AveGrades: PK - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Gary Lighthouse Charter School3201 Pierce StGrades: KG - 10Students: 646 · Ratio: 21:153
  • Glen Park Acad For Excel In Lrn5002 Madison StGrades: KG - 06Students: 596 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Grissom Elementary School7201 W 25Th AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 289 · Ratio: 28:180
  • Hosford Park Elementary4735 Arthur StGrades: KG - 05Students: 311 · Ratio: 26:172
  • Jacques Marquette Elem School6401 Hemlock AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 699 · Ratio: 22:159
  • Jefferson Elementary School601 Jackson StGrades: KG - 06Students: 616 · Ratio: 19:134
  • Kipp Lead Middle School6060 Miller AveGrades: 05 - 09Students: 376 · Ratio: 16:132
  • Lake Ridge Middle School3601 W 41St AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 457 · Ratio: 19:165
  • Lew Wallace (Sci-Tech-Eng-Math)415 W 45Th AveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,166 · Ratio: 12:128
  • Lincoln Achievement Center1988 Polk StGrades: KG - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Longfellow Elementary School45Th/Calhoun StsGrades: KG - 05Students: 371 · Ratio: 22:176
  • Martin Luther King School Alt1800 E 35Th AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Ctr2367 E 21St AveGrades: PK - PKStudents: 689 · Ratio: 33:1n/a
  • New Tech @ Roosevelt Car & Tech730 W 25Th AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Thea Bowman Leadership Academy975 W 6Th AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 1,494 · Ratio: 20:172
  • Theodore Roosevelt Car & Tech Acad730 W 25Th AveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,343 · Ratio: 16:119
  • West Gary Lighthouse725 Clark RdGrades: KG - 09Students: 573 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • West Side Leadership Academy9Th & Gerry StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,672 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Wm A Wirt/Emerson Vpa210 N Grand BlvdGrades: 06 - 12Students: 466 · Ratio: 15:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Gary

IndexGaryIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade80.2%84.4%83.8%
Completed high school78.5%82.6%82.4%
Completed some college46.9%52.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.4%31.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.1%23.6%29.3%
Completed masters4.5%8.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Gary (high school & post-secondary)

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Crown Point, IN28,25993%36%
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Munster, IN23,32587%28%
Thornton, IL2,82685%25%
Gary, IN79,16555%19%

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Gary, IN79,16555%19%
Source: The Gary, IN education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.