Bittersweet Elementary School

  • Bittersweet Elementary School serves 548 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bittersweet Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Bittersweet Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Bittersweet Elementary School's student population of 548 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bittersweet Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bittersweet Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#283 out of 1762 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
89%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.210.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePenn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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