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Central Office Administrative Staff

Central Office Administrative Staff

Dr. Sharon Johnson Shirley
Assistant Superintendent
Mrs. Janet Flores
Business Manager
Mrs. Laura Hubinger
Director of Programs
Mrs. Sandi Sweeney
Title I & III Director
Mrs. Kathy Martin
Maintenance Supervisor
Mr. Jorge Ruano
Transportation Coordinator
Ms. Kathy Dusseau

District Mission
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LRS will be a transformational school community dedicated to excellence in education and having high expectations for students, staff, and community.


Lake Ridge Schools is Changing Learning, Changing Lives, Inspiring Lifelong Possibilities.


Schools should...

  • be nurturing and safe
  • be motivating
  • believe that all can achieve
  • build relationships, school spirit and a sense of family and belonging
  • give students respect and discipline in a positive way
  • All students deserve an equal opportunity to learn. 


School provides a foundation for a lifetime of learning.

Education is a responsibility shared by students, staff, families and the entire community. 

School climate contributes to achievement and learning occurs best in a safe and orderly environment based on mutual respect.

6111 West Ridge Road | Gary, IN 46408 | Ph: 219-838-1819 | Fx: 219-989-7802