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    Lew Wallace High School

    Location Address:
    415 W 45th Ave Gary, Indiana 46408 Phone Number: 2199806305
    Mailing Address:
    415 W 45th Ave Gary, IN 46408
    Basic School Information
    Operating Agency Name Gary Community School Corp State Agency ID 4690
    School Type Regular School State School ID 4029
    Operational Status School is operational FIPS County Number 18089
    County Lake Locale Mid-size City (population less than 250,000)
    Location Relative to Town Limits
    School Classroom Information
    Classroom Teachers Title I Eligible School? Title I Eligible School
    School Level High School School-wide Title I Not school-wide Title I
    School Lowest Grade Offered 09 Magnet School? Not a Magnet School
    School Highest Grade Offered 12 Charter School Not a Charter School
    Free Lunch Eligible Students 497 Reduced-price Lunch Eligible Students 27
    Total Free and Reduced Lunch Students 524 Migrant Students Not Available
    Total Students 1016 Student Teacher Ratio 17.2
    Lew Wallace High School Students by Grade
    Prekindergarten Students 0 7th Grade Students 0
    Kindergarten Students 0 8th Grade Students 0
    1st Grade Students 0 9th Grade Students 321
    2nd Grade Students 0 10th Grade Students 303
    3rd Grade Students 0 11th Grade Students 226
    4th Grade Students 0 12th Grade Students 166
    5th Grade Students 0 Ungraded Students 0
    6th Grade Students 0 Total Students 1016
    Lew Wallace High School Students by Race
    Male Female Total
    American Indiana/Alaskan 0 1 1
    Asian/Pacific Islander 2 0 2
    Hispanic 13 15 28
    Black (Non-Hispanic) 519 458 977
    White (Non-Hispanic) 3 5 8