Heavilin Elementary School

Heavilin Elementary School serves 506 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Heavilin Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Heavilin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students506 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Heavilin Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Heavilin Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Heavilin Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Heavilin Elementary School is 0.25, 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 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#20 out of 1762 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
54%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
9%
12%
Black
1%
13%
White
86%
68%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heavilin Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score
0.250.51
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
42%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValparaiso Community Schools School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Heavilin Elementary School is Porter County Career Center (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Franklin Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
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