Bluffton-harrison Elementary School

Bluffton-harrison Elementary School serves 595 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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 595 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 595 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 19:1 17:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
5%
10%
Black
2%
13%
White
92%
71%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.15 0.26
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.
44%
42%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,473 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,231 is less than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,575 is less than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name M S D Bluffton-harrison School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,473 1,469
District Total Revenue $17 MM $21 MM
District Spending $13 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,231 $13,002
District Spending / Student $9,575 $11,056
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 Grades Students
  • BlufftonBluffton-harrison Middle School
    1500 Stogdill Rd
    BlufftonIN 46714
    (260)824-3536
    0.4 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 402 students                      
  • BlufftonBluffton High School
    1 Tiger Trl
    BlufftonIN 46714
    (260)824-3724
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 476 students                      
  • BlufftonLancaster Central School
    3240 East 300 North
    BlufftonIN 46714
    (260)565-3135
    4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 526 students                      
  • OssianNorwell High School
    1100 East Us 224
    OssianIN 46777
    (260)543-2213
    7.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 810 students                      
  • OssianNorwell Middle School
    1100 East Us 224
    OssianIN 46777
    (260)543-2218
    7.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 495 students                      

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