Otterbein Elementary School

111 West Oxford St

Otterbein, IN 47970-0368

Grades: KG-6

328 students

Otterbein Elementary School serves 328 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Otterbein Elementary School operates within the Benton Community Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 328 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 328 students
Otterbein Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Otterbein Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Otterbein Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less 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 16:1 17:1
Otterbein Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Otterbein Elementary School Black Students (1996-2013)
White
96%
71%
Otterbein Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Otterbein Elementary School 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.
0.08 0.26
Otterbein Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2013)
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.
35%
42%
Otterbein Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
7%
8%
Otterbein Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,358 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,017 is higher than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,924 is higher than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Benton Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,358 1,469
Benton Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $21 MM
Benton Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $22 MM $18 MM
Benton Community  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,017 $13,002
Benton Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,924 $11,056
Benton Community  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Benton Central Junior Senior High School (9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Klondike Middle School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Klondike Elementary School (7.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West LafayetteKlondike Elementary School
    3311 Klondike Rd
    West LafayetteIN 47906
    (765)463-5505
    7.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 1096 students                      
  • West LafayetteKlondike Middle School
    3307 Klondike Rd
    West LafayetteIN 47906
    (765)463-2544
    7.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 439 students                      
  • Pine VillagePine Village Elementary School
    3756 East Sr 26
    Pine VillageIN 47975
    (765)385-2651
    8.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 121 students                      
  • OxfordBenton Central Junior Senior High School
    4241 East 300 South
    OxfordIN 47971
    (765)884-1600
    9 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 865 students                      
  • West LafayetteWilliam Henry Harrison High School
    5701 North 50 West
    West LafayetteIN 47906
    (765)463-3511
    9.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1740 students                      

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