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
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.73. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
13%
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
91%
71%
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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 0.73
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
40%
41%
Bluffton-harrison 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.
8%
8%
Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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
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: 2012 (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
  • Bluffton Bluffton-harrison Middle School
    1500 Stogdill Rd
    Bluffton , IN , 46714
    (260)824-3536
    0.4  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Bluffton Bluffton High School
    1 Tiger Trl
    Bluffton , IN , 46714
    (260)824-3724
    0.5  mi  |  477  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bluffton Lancaster Central School
    3240 East 300 North
    Bluffton , IN , 46714
    (260)565-3135
    4  mi  |  564  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ossian Norwell High School
    1100 East Us 224
    Ossian , IN , 46777
    (260)543-2213
    7.4  mi  |  820  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Ossian Norwell Middle School
    1100 East Us 224
    Ossian , IN , 46777
    (260)543-2218
    7.4  mi  |  561  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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