Ferdinand Elementary School

402 E 8th St
Ferdinand, IN 47532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Ferdinand Elementary School serves 289 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Ferdinand Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Ferdinand Elementary School's student population of 289 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2012, 2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Ferdinand Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ferdinand Elementary School is 0.12, which is less 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
#3 out of 1762 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
94%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.120.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoutheast Dubois County School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Ferdinand Elementary School is Forest Park Junior Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nancy Hanks Elementary School (4.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ferdinand Forest Park Junior Senior High School Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 596 students
    0.3 miles
    1440 Michigan St
    Ferdinand, IN 47532
    (812) 817-0900
    0.3 7-12 596
  • Ferdinand Nancy Hanks Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 234 students
    4.2 miles
    19260 N Sr 162
    Ferdinand, IN 47532
    (812) 357-5091
    4.2 PK-6 234
  • Huntingburg Cedar Crest Intermediate School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 5-6 | 206 students
    5.0 miles
    4770 S State Rd 162
    Huntingburg, IN 47542
    (812) 817-0900
    5 5-6 206
  • Huntingburg Southridge High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 537 students
    6.7 miles
    1110 S Main St
    Huntingburg, IN 47542
    (812) 683-2272
    6.7 9-12 537
  • Huntingburg Southridge Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 390 students
    6.7 miles
    1112 S Main St
    Huntingburg, IN 47542
    (812) 683-3372
    6.7 6-8 390

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