Handley Elementary School

408 10th St
La Porte, IN 46350
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Handley Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Bottom 50% in IN
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Handley Elementary School's student population of 370 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Handley Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Handley Elementary School is 0.46, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
#960 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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35-39%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Handley 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 2020-21 school year data.
35-39%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
14%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
71%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
0.46
This chart display the diversity score of Handley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Handley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Handley Elementary School's ranking?
Handley Elementary School is ranked #960 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Handley Elementary School often compared to?
Handley Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hailmann Elementary School, Indian Trail Elementary School, F Willard Crichfield Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Handley Elementary School?
370 students attend Handley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Handley Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Handley Elementary School?
Handley Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Handley Elementary School offer ?
Handley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Handley Elementary School part of?
Handley Elementary School is part of Laporte Community School Corp School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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