Marquette Montessori Academy

Marquette Montessori Academy serves 584 students in grades PK - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Marquette Montessori Academy operates within the South Bend Community Corp School District.

School Overview

The student population of 584 students has grown by 38% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 584 students
Marquette Montessori Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Marquette Montessori Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Marquette Montessori Academy Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Marquette Montessori Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 18:1
Marquette Montessori Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Marquette Montessori Academy Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
10%
10%
Marquette Montessori Academy Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
45%
12%
Marquette Montessori Academy Black Students (1988-2014)
White
36%
71%
Marquette Montessori Academy White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
8%
4%
Marquette Montessori Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Marquette Montessori Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.27
Marquette Montessori Academy Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
41%
Marquette Montessori Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
8%
Marquette Montessori Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,680 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,888 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,082 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name South Bend Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 19,680 1,472
South Bend Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $356 MM $19 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $276 MM $16 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,888 $12,273
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,082 $10,163
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Rise Up Academy At Eggleston (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lasalle Intermediate Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Muessel Primary Center (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Bend Lasalle Intermediate Academy
    0.7 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 888 students2701 West Elwood
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-7500
    0.75-8888
  • South BendBrown Intermediate Center
    0.8 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 426 students737 West Beale St
    South BendIN 46616
    (574)287-9680
    0.85-8426
  • South BendMuessel Primary Center
    1 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 358 students1021 Blaine St
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-7800
    1KG-4358
  • South Bend Kennedy Primary Academy
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 675 students609 North Olive St
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-7435
    1.4KG-4675
  • South BendCoquillard Primary Center
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 442 students1245 North Sheridan St
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-8610
    1.5KG-4442

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