Dickinson Fine Arts Academy

Dickinson Fine Arts Academy serves 641 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy operates within the South Bend Community Corp School District.

School Overview

The student population of 641 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 641 students
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 Ratio 19:1 18:1
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
Hispanic
19%
10%
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
44%
12%
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
White
29%
71%
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
8%
4%
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.27
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
41%
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
8%
Dickinson Fine Arts Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

South Bend Community Corp School District's student population of 19,680 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,888 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,082 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name South Bend Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 19,680 1,472
South Bend Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $356 MM $19 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $276 MM $16 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,888 $12,273
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,082 $10,163
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Washington High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lasalle Intermediate Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coquillard Primary Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • South BendCoquillard Primary Center
    Grades: KG-4 | 442 students
    0.3 miles
    1245 North Sheridan St
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-8610
    0.3KG-4442
  • South BendLafayette Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 414 students
    1.1 miles
    245 North Lombardy Dr
    South BendIN 46619
    (574)283-8650
    1.1PK414
  • South Bend Lasalle Intermediate Academy
    Grades: 5-8 | 888 students
    1.1 miles
    2701 West Elwood
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-7500
    1.15-8888
  • South BendWashington High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1093 students
    1.4 miles
    4747 West Washington Ave
    South BendIN 46619
    (574)283-7200
    1.49-121093
  • South Bend Kennedy Primary Academy
    Grades: KG-4 | 675 students
    1.5 miles
    609 North Olive St
    South BendIN 46628
    (574)283-7435
    1.5KG-4675

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