Marquette Montessori Academy

1818 Bergan St,

South Bend, IN, 46628-3316

Tel: (574)283-8370
Grades: PK-4

489 students

Marquette Montessori Academy serves 489 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Marquette Montessori Academy operates within the South Bend Community Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 489 students has grown by 58% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 489 students
Marquette Montessori Academy Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Marquette Montessori Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Marquette Montessori Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 17:1
Marquette Montessori Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Marquette Montessori Academy Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
9%
Marquette Montessori Academy Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
39%
13%
Marquette Montessori Academy Black (1988-2012)
White
37%
71%
Marquette Montessori Academy White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Marquette Montessori Academy Sch Ethnicity Marquette Montessori Academy 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.
0.69 0.45
Marquette Montessori Academy 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.
56%
41%
Marquette Montessori Academy 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%
Marquette Montessori Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name South Bend Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
39
4
Number of Students Managed 20,399 1,517
South Bend Community  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $308 MM $21 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $258 MM $18 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,348 $13,002
South Bend Community  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,026 $11,056
South Bend 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 Rise Up Academy At Eggleston (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lasalle Intermediate Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Muessel Primary Center (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • South Bend Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lasalle Intermediate Academy
    2701 West Elwood
    South Bend , IN , 46628
    (574)283-7500
    0.7  mi  |  826  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • South Bend Brown Intermediate Center
    737 West Beale St
    South Bend , IN , 46616
    (574)287-9680
    0.8  mi  |  484  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • South Bend Muessel Primary Center
    1021 Blaine St
    South Bend , IN , 46628
    (574)283-7800
    1  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • South Bend Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Kennedy Primary Academy
    609 North Olive St
    South Bend , IN , 46628
    (574)283-7435
    1.4  mi  |  636  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • South Bend Coquillard Primary Center
    1245 North Sheridan St
    South Bend , IN , 46628
    (574)283-8610
    1.5  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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