Francis W Parker School 56

2353 Columbia Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Francis W Parker School 56 serves 335 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 12:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Francis W Parker School 56 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Francis W Parker School 56's student population of 335 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

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 0.50, 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
#1696 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
12%
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Black
68%
13%
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White
15%
68%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.500.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndianapolis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Francis W Parker School 56 is Herron High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp Indy College Prep Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indianapolis Academy Of Excellence (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Indianapolis Indianapolis Academy Of Excellence Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 130 students
    0.3 miles
    1145 E 22nd St
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 653-4009
    0.3 K-6 130
  • Indianapolis Kipp Indy College Prep Middle School Charter School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 292 students
    0.8 miles
    1740 E 30th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46218
    (317) 547-5477
    0.8 6-8 292
  • Indianapolis Center For Inquiry School 27 Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 450 students
    0.9 miles
    545 E 19th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 226-4227
    0.9 PK-8 450
  • Indianapolis Kipp Indy Unite Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 398 students
    0.9 miles
    1740 E 30th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46218
    (317) 547-5477
    0.9 K-3 398
  • Indianapolis Phalen Leadership Academy - In Inc Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 276 students
    1.2 miles
    3920 Baker Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 333-6980
    1.2 K-6 276

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