Francis W Parker School 56

  • Francis W Parker School 56 serves 292 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Francis W Parker School 56's student population of 292 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Francis W Parker School 56's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Francis W Parker School 56 is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1610 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
12%
12%
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Black
71%
12%
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White
12%
69%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.470.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndianapolis Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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