Hickory Center Elementary School

  • Hickory Center Elementary School serves 433 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hickory Center Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hickory Center Elementary School's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hickory Center Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hickory Center Elementary School is 0.32, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#206 out of 1769 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
82%
68%
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hickory Center Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.320.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwest Allen County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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