Rensselaer Central School Corp School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,598 students in Rensselaer Central School Corp School District. Rensselaer Central School Corp School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
The top ranked public schools in Rensselaer Central School Corp School District are Van Rensselaer Elementary School, Rensselaer Middle School and Rensselaer Central High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Rensselaer Central School Corp School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Indiana public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 62% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameRensselaer Central School Corp School District
School District Websitehttp://www.rensselaerschools.org
School District Phone Number(219) 866-7822
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
# of Schools4 Schools1,924 Schools
# of Students1,598 Students1,052,826 Students
# of Teachers110 Teachers60,859 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1

District Comparison

Rensselaer Central School Corp School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 373 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#169 out of 373 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rensselaer Central School Corp  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rensselaer Central 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rensselaer Central 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Rensselaer Central School Corp  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.240.51
# of American Indian Students4 Students2,103 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students5 Students25,462 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students165 Students125,582 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
12%
# of Black Students3 Students132,751 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# of White Students1,386 Students714,936 Students
% White Students
87%
68%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student802 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students34 Students51,238 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3518,972
# of Students in Kindergarten:12577,895
# of Students in 1st Grade:11376,250
# of Students in 2nd Grade:9176,421
# of Students in 3rd Grade:11078,682
# of Students in 4th Grade:10480,063
# of Students in 5th Grade:12079,953
# of Students in 6th Grade:12479,149
# of Students in 7th Grade:15078,435
# of Students in 8th Grade:12679,979
# of Students in 9th Grade:11880,524
# of Students in 10th Grade:12880,772
# of Students in 11th Grade:12683,667
# of Students in 12th Grade:12680,340
# of Ungraded Students:21,724

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $15,137 is higher than the state median of $11,838. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,098 is higher than the state median of $10,933. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$24 MM$16 MM
This chart display total revenue of Rensselaer Central School Corp  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$23 MM$15 MM
This chart display total spending of Rensselaer Central School Corp  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,137$11,838
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Rensselaer Central 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,098$10,933
This chart display average spending per public school student in Rensselaer Central 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 2016-17 school year data.

Rensselaer Central School Corp School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Van Rensselaer Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    902 E Washington
    Rensselaer, IN 47978
    (219) 866-8212

    Grades: 2-5 | 330 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Rensselaer Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1106 Bomber Blvd
    Rensselaer, IN 47978
    (219) 866-4661

    Grades: 6-8 | 400 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Rensselaer Central High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1106 E Grace St
    Rensselaer, IN 47978
    (219) 866-5175

    Grades: 9-12 | 500 students
  • Rank: #44.1144 N Melville St
    Rensselaer, IN 47978
    (219) 866-5441

    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
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