Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District

55900 Bittersweet Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46545
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 11,513 students in Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Indiana.
Public Schools in Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Indiana public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 43% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District are Northpoint Elementary School, Prairie Vista Elementary School and Mary Frank Harris Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
15 Schools
1,914 Schools
# Students
11,513 Students
1,033,082 Students
# Teachers
594 Teachers
65,168 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 391 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IN)
#19 out of 392 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
54%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penn-Harris-Madison 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 2020-21 school year data.
64%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penn-Harris-Madison 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 2020-21 school year data.
96%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.47
0.54
# American Indian Students
35 Students
1,734 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
660 Students
28,870 Students
% Asian Students
6%
3%
# Hispanic Students
889 Students
139,934 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
14%
# Black Students
928 Students
133,725 Students
% Black Students
8%
13%
# White Students
8,232 Students
673,004 Students
% White Students
71%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
757 Students
54,867 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
281
20,813
# Students in K Grade:
754
76,325
# Students in 1st Grade:
798
74,314
# Students in 2nd Grade:
813
75,414
# Students in 3rd Grade:
833
74,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
882
75,161
# Students in 5th Grade:
865
75,204
# Students in 6th Grade:
758
76,895
# Students in 7th Grade:
863
79,253
# Students in 8th Grade:
853
81,588
# Students in 9th Grade:
859
83,530
# Students in 10th Grade:
848
80,978
# Students in 11th Grade:
852
78,799
# Students in 12th Grade:
786
79,154
# Ungraded Students:
468
1,591

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,204 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,179. The school district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,827 is less than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$118 MM
$13,615 MM
This chart display total revenue of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$125 MM
$13,234 MM
This chart display total spending of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,204
$13,179
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,827
$12,810
This chart display average spending per public school student in Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northpoint Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
50800 Cherry Rd
Granger, IN 46530
(574) 271-8598
Grades: K-5
| 606 students
Rank: #22.
Prairie Vista Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
15400 Brick Rd
Granger, IN 46530
(574) 271-0055
Grades: K-5
| 502 students
Rank: #33.
Mary Frank Harris Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
13111 Adams Rd
Granger, IN 46530
(574) 272-0340
Grades: PK-5
| 504 students
Rank: #44.
Horizon Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10060 Brummitt Rd
Granger, IN 46530
(574) 679-9788
Grades: PK-5
| 684 students
Rank: #55.
Bittersweet Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
55860 Bittersweet
Mishawaka, IN 46545
(574) 259-6341
Grades: PK-5
| 521 students
Rank: #66.
Discovery Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10050 Brummitt Rd
Granger, IN 46530
(574) 674-6010
Grades: 6-8
| 836 students
Rank: #77.
Penn High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
56100 Bittersweet Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46545
(574) 259-7961
Grades: 9-12
| 3,813 students
Rank: #88.
Moran Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
305 N Beech Rd
Osceola, IN 46561
(574) 674-8504
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
Rank: #99.
Madison Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
66030 Dogwood Rd
Wakarusa, IN 46573
(574) 633-4531
Grades: K-5
| 123 students
Rank: #1010.
Meadow's Edge Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16333 Kern Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46544
(574) 255-9347
Grades: K-5
| 427 students
Rank: #1111.
Elm Road Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
59400 Elm Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46544
(574) 259-3743
Grades: PK-5
| 535 students
Rank: #1212.
Elsie Rogers Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
56219 Currant Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46545
(574) 259-5231
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #1313.
Schmucker Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
56045 Bittersweet Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46545
(574) 259-5661
Grades: 6-8
| 967 students
Rank: #1414.
Walt Disney Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4015 N Filbert Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46545
(574) 259-2486
Grades: K-5
| 505 students
Rank: #1515.
Virgil I Grissom Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13881 Kern Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46544
(574) 633-4061
Grades: 6-8
| 671 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District?
Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District manages 15 public schools serving 11,513 students.
What is the rank of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District?
Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District is ranked #19 out of 391 school districts in Indiana (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Indiana school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District?
71% of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District students are White, 8% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District?
Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 16:1.
What is Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,827 is less than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 11,513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in IN)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 54% (Top 10%)
  • : 64% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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