1002 W 25th St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.

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Elder W Diggs School 42 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students (17-18)
481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
18%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
29%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
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American Indian
(17-18)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(17-18)
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
(17-18)
12%
12%
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Black
(17-18)
80%
12%
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White
(17-18)
4%
69%
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Hawaiian
(17-18)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(17-18)
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29%

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