Center For Inquiry School 27

545 E 19th St
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Center For Inquiry School 27 serves 508 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Center For Inquiry School 27 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Center For Inquiry School 27 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Center For Inquiry School 27's student population of 508 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Center For Inquiry School 27 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Center For Inquiry School 27 is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1351 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
14%
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Black
31%
13%
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White
41%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
2%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Center For Inquiry School 27's ranking?
Center For Inquiry School 27 is ranked #1351 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Center For Inquiry School 27 often compared to?
Center For Inquiry School 27is often viewed alongside schools like Francis W Parker School 56, Center For Inquiry School 2 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Center For Inquiry School 27?
508 students attend Center For Inquiry School 27.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Center For Inquiry School 27 students are White, 31% of students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Center For Inquiry School 27?
Center For Inquiry School 27 has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Center For Inquiry School 27 offer ?
Center For Inquiry School 27 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Center For Inquiry School 27 part of?
Center For Inquiry School 27 is part of Indianapolis Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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