Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School

600 N Jay St
Griffith, IN 46319
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School serves 464 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 464 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School's student population of 464 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 52% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
51%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
37%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
14%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
42%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School often compared to?
Elsie Wadsworth Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Beiriger Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% IN state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% IN state average).
How many students attend Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School?
464 students attend Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Black, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School?
Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School offer ?
Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School part of?
Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School is part of Griffith Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 464 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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