Frances Slocum Elementary School

  • Frances Slocum Elementary School serves 322 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Frances Slocum Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Frances Slocum Elementary School's student population of 322 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frances Slocum Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Frances Slocum Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1573 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
13%
12%
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Black
30%
13%
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White
44%
68%
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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Diversity Score0.690.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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