Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School

600 N Jay St
Griffith, IN 46319
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School serves 359 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School's student population of 359 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1061 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
26%
12%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
53%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.630.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGriffith School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School is Griffith Senior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Griffith Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longfellow New Technical Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gary Longfellow New Technical Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 485 students
    0.7 miles
    45th/calhoun Sts
    Gary, IN 46408
    (219) 923-7004
    0.7 K-5 485
  • Griffith Griffith Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 393 students
    0.8 miles
    600 N Raymond St
    Griffith, IN 46319
    (219) 924-4280
    0.8 7-8 393
  • Griffith Griffith Senior High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 782 students
    0.9 miles
    600 N Wiggs St
    Griffith, IN 46319
    (219) 924-4281
    0.9 9-12 782
  • Griffith Eldon Ready Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 405 students
    1.1 miles
    1345 N Broad St
    Griffith, IN 46319
    (219) 838-4214
    1.1 K-6 405
  • Griffith Beiriger Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 518 students
    1.2 miles
    601 N Lillian St
    Griffith, IN 46319
    (219) 924-4030
    1.2 PK-6 518

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