Sullivan Elementary School

351 West Frakes St,

Sullivan, IN, 47882-7512

Tel: (812)268-3341
Grades: PK-5

642 students

Sullivan Elementary School serves 642 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Sullivan Elementary School operates within the Southwest Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 63% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 642 students
Sullivan Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Sullivan Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sullivan Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less 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 21:1 17:1
Sullivan Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Sullivan Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Sullivan Elementary School Black (1995-2012)
White
95%
71%
Sullivan Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sullivan Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sullivan 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.
0.10 0.45
Sullivan Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
39%
41%
Sullivan 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.
7%
8%
Sullivan Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,955 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Southwest Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,955 1,517
Southwest  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $21 MM
Southwest  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $19 MM $18 MM
Southwest  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,676 $13,002
Southwest  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,088 $11,056
Southwest  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 Sullivan High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sullivan Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shelburn Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sullivan Sullivan Middle School
    415 West Frakes St
    Sullivan , IN , 47882
    (812)268-4000
    0.1  mi  |  315  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sullivan Sullivan High School
    902 North Section
    Sullivan , IN , 47882
    (812)268-6301
    0.7  mi  |  528  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Shelburn Shelburn Elementary School
    620 North Washington St
    Shelburn , IN , 47879
    (812)397-5390
    4.9  mi  |  173  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Sullivan Rural Community Academy
    Charter School
    2385 North Sr 63
    Sullivan , IN , 47882
    (812)382-4500
    Charter School
    7.6  mi  |  136  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Farmersburg North Central High School
    910 East Cr 975 North
    Farmersburg , IN , 47850
    (812)397-2132
    7.9  mi  |  524  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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Did You Know?
Sullivan County, IN 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 0.07, which is lower than the Indiana average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Sullivan County is Monticello Central School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.