South Whitley Elementary School

Claimed
4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
6
Grades
PK-5
Students
313
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Reading
89%
State avg: 84%
English
64%
State avg: 67%
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Science
82%
State avg: 69%
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

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Equity
Environment
Students
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White
95%
Hispanic
2%
Asian
1%
Black
1%
Two or more races
1%
Native American or Native Alaskan
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
342 :1
State avg: 552 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
90%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
406 West Wayne Street
South Whitley, IN 46787
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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