Bluffton-harrison Elementary School

Bluffton-harrison Elementary School serves 560 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School operates within the M S D Bluffton-harrison School District.

Overview

The student population of 560 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 560 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
3%
9%
Black
2%
13%
White
91%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Bluffton-harrison 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.
0.17 0.25
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.
40%
41%
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.
8%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,440 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name M S D Bluffton-harrison School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,440 1,613
M S D Bluffton-harrison School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $21 MM
M S D Bluffton-harrison School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $18 MM
M S D Bluffton-harrison School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,231 $13,002
M S D Bluffton-harrison School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,575 $11,056
M S D Bluffton-harrison School 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 Bluffton High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bluffton-harrison Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lancaster Central School (4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BlufftonBluffton-harrison Middle School
    1500 Stogdill Rd
    BlufftonIN 46714
    (260)824-3536
    0.4 mi | 403 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • BlufftonBluffton High School
    1 Tiger Trl
    BlufftonIN 46714
    (260)824-3724
    0.5 mi | 477 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BlufftonLancaster Central School
    3240 East 300 North
    BlufftonIN 46714
    (260)565-3135
    4 mi | 564 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OssianNorwell Middle School
    1100 East Us 224
    OssianIN 46777
    (260)543-2218
    7.4 mi | 561 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • OssianNorwell High School
    1100 East Us 224
    OssianIN 46777
    (260)543-2213
    7.4 mi | 820 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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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.