2411 Indpls Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
George Washington Carver School 87 serves 403 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 13:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 403 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

George Washington Carver School 87's student population of 403 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 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 0.71, which is more 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
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State 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 Ratio
13:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
34%
13%
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Black
34%
13%
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White
25%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 403 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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