Indiana School For The Blind

7725 North College Ave,

Indianapolis, IN, 46240-2504

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

132 students

Indiana School For The Blind serves 132 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is more 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 132 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 132 students
Indiana School For The Blind Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Indiana School For The Blind Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade Indiana School For The Blind Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 4:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1 17:1
Indiana School For The Blind Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Indiana School For The Blind Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
7%
9%
Indiana School For The Blind Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
18%
13%
Indiana School For The Blind Black (2003-2012)
White
68%
71%
Indiana School For The Blind White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Indiana School For The Blind Sch Ethnicity Indiana School For The Blind Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.50 0.73
Indiana School For The Blind Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
97%
41%
Indiana School For The Blind Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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 132 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
School District Name In For The Blind & Vis Imprd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
4
Number of Students Managed 132 1,613
In  For The Blind & Vis Imprd School District Number of Students Managed (2003-2012)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Central High School (1.5 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
  • Indianapolis Northview Middle School
    8401 Westfield Blvd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46240
    (317)259-5421
    1.3  mi  |  810  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Indianapolis Spring Mill Elementary School
    8250 Springmill Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46260
    (317)259-5462
    1.3  mi  |  724  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Indianapolis In Math & Science Academy North
    Charter School
    7435 North Keyston Ave
    Indianapolis , IN , 46240
    (317)259-7300
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  438  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Indianapolis North Central High School
    1801 East 86th St
    Indianapolis , IN , 46240
    (317)259-5301
    1.5  mi  |  3597  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Indianapolis J Everett Light Career Center
    Vocational School
    1901 East 86th St
    Indianapolis , IN , 46240
    (317)259-5265
    Vocational School
    1.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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Indianapolis, IN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.68, which is higher than the Indiana average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Indianapolis is Winchester Village Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.