Indiana School For The Blind

Tel: (317)253-1481
  • Indiana School For The Blind serves 146 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
  • Indiana School For The Blind operates within the In For The Blind & Vis Imprd School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 146 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 146 students
Indiana School For The Blind Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Indiana School For The Blind Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Indiana School For The Blind Total Teachers (2004-2015)
Students by Grade Indiana School For The Blind Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 3:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1 19:1
Indiana School For The Blind Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
Asian
1%
2%
Indiana School For The Blind Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
10%
11%
Indiana School For The Blind Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
22%
12%
Indiana School For The Blind Black Students (2005-2015)
White
64%
70%
Indiana School For The Blind White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Indiana School For The Blind Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Indiana School For The Blind Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Indiana School For The Blind All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.27
Indiana School For The Blind Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
97%
41%
Indiana School For The Blind Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
8%
Indiana School For The Blind Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2009)

District Comparison

  • In For The Blind & Vis Imprd School District's student population of 146 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name In For The Blind & Vis Imprd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 146 1,465
In For The Blind & Vis Imprd School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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