PROFICIENCY 36% 46% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Charter School of the Dunes

Charter School Of The Dunes is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Charter School of the Dunes" in Gary, IN. There are a total of 624 students and 24 teachers at Charter School Of The Dunes, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 279 free lunch students and 18 reduced lunch students.

Charter School Of The Dunes has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 46% lower than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch279
Reduced lunch18


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Charter School Of The Dunes, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

7<= 10%
8<= 10%
High School60-69%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School30-39%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Charter School Of The Dunes race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.0% 0.0% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 97.3% 97.3% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.8% 0.8% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 1.9% 4.4% 3.1%

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Gary demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,56618091
Median age38.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%56%55%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%

Education level achieved in Gary

Completed 8th grade81.3%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college48.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.4%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.7%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Charter School Of The Dunes data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.