Homer Iddings Elementary School

  • Homer Iddings Elementary School serves 595 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 68% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Homer Iddings Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Homer Iddings Elementary School's student population of 595 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students595 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Homer Iddings Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Homer Iddings Elementary School is 0.63, which is more 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 Testing Rank#644 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
24%
12%
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Black
54%
13%
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White
14%
68%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrillville Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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