Elder W Diggs School 42

  • Elder W Diggs School 42 serves 481 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Elder W Diggs School 42's student population of 481 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elder W Diggs School 42's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elder W Diggs School 42 is 0.35, which is more 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#1722 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
12%
12%
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Black
80%
12%
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White
4%
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 Elder W Diggs School 42.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.350.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elder W Diggs School 42 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 NameIndianapolis Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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