Otterbein Elementary School

111 West Oxford St,

Otterbein, IN, 47970-0368

Tel: (765)583-4401
Grades: KG-6

329 students

Otterbein Elementary School serves 329 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 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 329 students
Otterbein Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Otterbein Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Otterbein Elementary School Students 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 0.25. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Otterbein Elementary School Asian (2009-2010)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Otterbein Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Otterbein Elementary School Black (2000-2009)
White
96%
71%
Otterbein Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Otterbein Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Otterbein Elementary School 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.
0.08 0.25
Otterbein Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2012)
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.
31%
41%
Otterbein Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
10%
8%
Otterbein Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,388 students has grown by 30% over five years.
School District Name Benton Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 2,388 1,613
Benton Community  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $21 MM
Benton Community  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $22 MM $18 MM
Benton Community  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,017 $13,002
Benton Community  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,924 $11,056
Benton Community  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Lafayette Klondike Elementary School
    3311 Klondike Rd
    West Lafayette , IN , 47906
    (765)463-5505
    7.3  mi  |  1062  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • West Lafayette Klondike Middle School
    3307 Klondike Rd
    West Lafayette , IN , 47906
    (765)463-2544
    7.3  mi  |  431  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Pine Village Pine Village Elementary School
    3756 East Sr 26
    Pine Village , IN , 47975
    (765)385-2651
    8.3  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Oxford Benton Central Junior Senior High School
    4241 East 300 South
    Oxford , IN , 47971
    (765)884-1600
    9  mi  |  882  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • West Lafayette William Henry Harrison High School
    5701 North 50 West
    West Lafayette , IN , 47906
    (765)463-3511
    9.5  mi  |  1688  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
Many school districts have implemented technology initiatives that provide laptops or tablets to students. While these technologies open opportunities for learning outside of school, they also require parental oversight to ensure children aren’t spending too much time online.
9 Smart Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Academic Success
Turn your child into a stronger student by creating the right support structure and expectations. Use these nine tips to help maximize your child's academic success.
Public or Private? Which School is Best for Your Child?
Should your child attend a public or private school? A tough question indeed! Public and private schools have many benefits for children and their families, yet they both have drawbacks as well. In this article, learn about the pros and cons of each to help make your decision to go public or private an easier one.
Did You Know?
Indiana 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 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Indiana is Imagine Master On Broadway School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.