George Washington Carver School 87

2411 Indpls Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
George Washington Carver School 87 serves 365 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
George Washington Carver School 87 placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

George Washington Carver School 87 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

George Washington Carver School 87's student population of 365 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Rankings

George Washington Carver School 87 is ranked within the top 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 George Washington Carver School 87 is 0.66, which is more 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
#744 out of 1757 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
44%
12%
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Black
36%
13%
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White
16%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.660.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 and middle school to George Washington Carver School 87 is Elder W Diggs School 42 (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tindley Genesis Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Indianapolis Tindley Genesis Academy Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 254 students
    0.3 miles
    2540 North Capitol Avenue
    Indianapolis, IN 46205
    (317) 545-1745
    0.3 K-5 254
  • Indianapolis Phalen Leadership Academy - In Inc Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 276 students
    0.5 miles
    3920 Baker Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 333-6980
    0.5 K-6 276
  • Indianapolis Elder W Diggs School 42
    Grades: PK-12
    0.6 miles
    1002 W 25th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46208
    (317) 226-4242
    0.6 PK-12 n/a
  • Indianapolis Ignite Achievement Academy Charter School
    Math: 6% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 501 students
    0.7 miles
    1002 W 25 Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46208
    (317) 226-4242
    0.7 K-6 501
  • Indianapolis Global Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 328 students
    1.0 miles
    2033 Sugar Grove Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 226-4244
    1 K-3 328

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