General Shanks Elementary School

  • General Shanks Elementary School serves 315 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • General Shanks Elementary School's student population of 315 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • General Shanks Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of General Shanks Elementary School is 0.15, which is less 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#481 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of General Shanks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of General Shanks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in General Shanks Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in General Shanks Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in General Shanks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
92%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in General Shanks Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in General Shanks Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.150.29
This chart display the diversity score of General Shanks Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in General Shanks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in General Shanks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJay Corporation School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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