803 E National Hwy
Washington, IN 47501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Helen Griffith Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Helen Griffith 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 42% (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 34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Helen Griffith Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

Helen Griffith Elementary School's student population of 418 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Helen Griffith 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 Helen Griffith Elementary School is 0.51, which is equal to 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
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1274 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
28%
12%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
64%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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-6
  • Students: 418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 50%)

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