College Wood Elementary School

3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
12415 Shelborne Rd

Carmel, IN 46032
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (317)733-6430
  • College Wood Elementary School serves 823 students in grades 5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 30%.
  • College Wood Elementary School operates within the Carmel Clay s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 823 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades Offered5
Total Students823 students
College Wood Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %College Wood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
College Wood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeCollege Wood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
College Wood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
College Wood Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
College Wood Elementary School Black Students (1996-2015)
College Wood Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
College Wood Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
College Wood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCollege Wood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.27
College Wood Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
College Wood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
College Wood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

  • Carmel Clay s School District's student population of 15,971 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,087 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,149 is less than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCarmel Clay s School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed15,9711,465
Carmel Clay s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$206 MM$19 MM
Carmel Clay s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$160 MM$16 MM
Carmel Clay s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,087$12,273
Carmel Clay s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,149$10,163
Carmel Clay s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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    CarmelIN 46032
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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  10/14/2017
This has been the best school my child has been to! The teachers are super nice and friendly, and they take it one step at a time to make sure that your child understands the concept that they are learning. The teachers also provide excellent opportunities for children with disabilities. The teacher assigns about 30 minutes to one hour of homework. It's my child's favorite school in the history of the schools she's ever been to.
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2  3/17/2009
Our experience with College Wood has not been good. Because the classes are overcrowded, the teachers push the education home to parents by assigning tons of homework. Our 4th grader often has two hours of homework per day, which is totally unacceptable. A number of parnets who live in our neighborhood are considering moving to get away from this school because of the amount of homework assigned. If you can avoid this school I recommend that you do so.
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Indiana public schools have a diversity score of 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Indiana is Christel House Dors South School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.