Ferdinand Elementary School

  • Ferdinand Elementary School serves 309 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ferdinand Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ferdinand Elementary School's student population of 309 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ferdinand Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ferdinand Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rankn/a
31%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
55%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
1%
12%
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White
93%
69%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ferdinand Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.130.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoutheast Dubois County Corp School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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