2400 Cardinal Drive
East Chicago, IN 46312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
George Washington Elementary School serves 588 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
George Washington Elementary School 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 21% (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 16% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

George Washington Elementary School's student population of 588 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

George Washington Elementary School 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 George Washington Elementary School is 0.49, 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 Data
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State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1666 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
33%
12%
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Black
64%
13%
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White
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68%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 588 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Top 30%)

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