Francis W Parker School 56
Francis W Parker School 56 serves 346 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Francis W Parker School 56 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 346 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
- Minority Enrollment: 85%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IN
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Francis W Parker School 56's student population of 346 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 51% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Francis W Parker School 56 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 Francis W Parker School 56 is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1696 out of 1757 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
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