New Castle Community School Corp School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,165 students in New Castle Community School Corp School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
Public Schools in New Castle Community School Corp School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Indiana public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in New Castle Community School Corp School District are James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School, Westwood Elementary School and Sunnyside Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. New Castle Community School Corp School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

New Castle Community School Corp School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
New Castle Community School Corp School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,917 Schools
# Students
3,165 Students
1,047,222 Students
# Teachers
249 Teachers
60,737 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

New Castle Community School Corp School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 369 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
Overall District Rank
#215 out of 379 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New Castle Community School Corp  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Castle Community School Corp  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Castle Community School Corp  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New Castle Community School Corp  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.21
0.51
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,088 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
18 Students
25,441 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
120 Students
124,991 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
12%
# Black Students
57 Students
131,224 Students
% Black Students
2%
13%
# White Students
2,809 Students
711,646 Students
% White Students
89%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
800 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
156 Students
50,965 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
38
18,972
# Students in K Grade:
202
77,589
# Students in 1st Grade:
242
75,895
# Students in 2nd Grade:
240
76,103
# Students in 3rd Grade:
242
78,337
# Students in 4th Grade:
230
79,819
# Students in 5th Grade:
236
79,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
259
79,098
# Students in 7th Grade:
241
78,192
# Students in 8th Grade:
250
79,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
255
80,310
# Students in 10th Grade:
248
80,107
# Students in 11th Grade:
242
82,817
# Students in 12th Grade:
240
79,244
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,678

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,625 is higher than the state median of $12,551. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,234 is higher than the state median of $11,226. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$43 MM
$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of New Castle Community School Corp  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$42 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total spending of New Castle Community School Corp  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,625
$12,551
This chart display average revenue per public school student in New Castle Community School Corp  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,234
$11,226
This chart display average spending per public school student in New Castle Community School Corp  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best New Castle Community School Corp School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1201 Riley Rd
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7211
Grades: 1-6
| 253 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Westwood Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1015 S Greensboro Pike
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7215
Grades: 1-6
| 246 students
Rank: #33.
Sunnyside Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2601 S 14th St
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7213
Grades: K-6
| 166 students
Rank: #44.
New Castle High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Parkview Dr
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 593-6670
Grades: 7-12
| 987 students
Rank: #55.
Wilbur Wright Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1950 Washington St
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7217
Grades: K-6
| 332 students
Rank: #66.
New Castle Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Parkview Dr
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7230
Grades: 7-8
| 489 students
Rank: #77.
Eastwood Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
806 S 22nd St
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7205
Grades: PK-6
| 301 students
Rank: #88.
Parker Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1819 Roosevelt
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7209
Grades: K-6
| 391 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • New Castle Community School Corp
  • 322 Elliott Ave, New Castle, IN, 47362-4878
  • (765) 521-7201
  • nccsc.k12.in.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,165 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in IN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21

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