Indiana School For The Blind

7725 North College Ave

Indianapolis, IN 46240-2504

Tel: (317)253-1481
Grades: PK-12

158 students

Indiana School For The Blind serves 158 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Indiana School For The Blind operates within the In For The Blind & Vis Imprd School District.

Overview

The student population of 158 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 158 students
Indiana School For The Blind Total Students (2003-2013)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Indiana School For The Blind Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2013)
Students by Grade Indiana School For The Blind Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1 17:1
Indiana School For The Blind Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
Hispanic
9%
10%
Indiana School For The Blind Hispanic (2003-2013)
Black
16%
13%
Indiana School For The Blind Black (2003-2013)
White
73%
71%
Indiana School For The Blind White (2003-2013)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Indiana School For The Blind Two or more races (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Indiana School For The Blind Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.44 0.26
Indiana School For The Blind Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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.
98%
42%
Indiana School For The Blind Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
n/a
8%
Indiana School For The Blind Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 158 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name In For The Blind & Vis Imprd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 158 1,469
In  For The Blind & Vis Imprd School District Number of Students Managed (2003-2013)
District Total Revenue n/a $21 MM
District Spending n/a $18 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $13,002
District Spending / Student n/a $11,056
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is In Math & Science Academy North (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northview Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Mill Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • IndianapolisNorthview Middle School
    8401 Westfield Blvd
    IndianapolisIN 46240
    (317)259-5421
    1.3 mi | 936 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • IndianapolisSpring Mill Elementary School
    8250 Springmill Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46260
    (317)259-5462
    1.3 mi | 726 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • IndianapolisIn Math & Science Academy North
    Charter School
    7435 North Keyston Ave
    IndianapolisIN 46240
    (317)259-7300
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 519 students | Gr. KG-9                      
  • IndianapolisNorth Central High School
    1801 East 86th St
    IndianapolisIN 46240
    (317)259-5301
    1.5 mi | 3402 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • IndianapolisJ Everett Light Career Center
    Vocational School
    1901 East 86th St
    IndianapolisIN 46240
    (317)259-5265
    Vocational School

    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-12                      

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