Douglas Macarthur Elementary School

  • Douglas Macarthur Elementary School serves 464 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Douglas Macarthur Elementary School's student population of 464 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Douglas Macarthur Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Douglas Macarthur Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#172 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Douglas Macarthur 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Douglas Macarthur 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
12%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
85%
69%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Douglas Macarthur Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.270.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Douglas Macarthur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Douglas Macarthur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCrown Point Community Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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