Boswell Elementary School

  • Boswell Elementary School serves 170 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Boswell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Boswell Elementary School's student population of 170 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Boswell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Boswell Elementary School is 0.43, 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#1313 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Boswell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Boswell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Boswell Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
28%
12%
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Black
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Boswell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
White
69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Boswell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Boswell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Diversity Score0.430.51
This chart display the diversity score of Boswell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Boswell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Boswell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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This is a high performing school. The Education received by the students is high. The teacher/student relationship is high. Community involvement is exceptional. Individual attention given to the students is extraordinary. Quality teachers and school personnel provide excellent services. Free lunches/reduced are provided for those who qualify. The school facilities are modern and well kept. A full academic program and extracurricular activities are provided. This is a top-notched school. The students are fortunate to attend this school. Thanks for asking.
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