Dickinson Fine Arts Academy

  • Dickinson Fine Arts Academy serves 650 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (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 34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dickinson Fine Arts Academy 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 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Dickinson Fine Arts Academy's student population of 650 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dickinson Fine Arts Academy 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 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dickinson Fine Arts Academy is 0.67, which is more 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#1670 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
31%
12%
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Black
42%
12%
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White
20%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.670.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Bend Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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