River Forest Community School Corp School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,148 students in River Forest Community School Corp School District. The top ranked public elementary schools in River Forest Community School Corp School District are John I Meister Elementary School, Henry S Evans Elementary School and River Forest Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public elementary schools in River Forest Community School Corp School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Indiana public elementary school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 63% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Indiana public elementary school average of 33% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameRiver Forest Community School Corp School District
School District Websitehttp://www.rfcsc.k12.in.us/
School District Phone Number(219) 962-2909
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
# of Schools3 Schools1,427 Schools
# of Students1,148 Students684,509 Students
# of Teachers69 Teachers38,823 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1

District Comparison

River Forest Community School Corp School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 354 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 80-84% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#282 out of 373 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of River Forest 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of River Forest 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of River Forest Community 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
0.630.52
# of American Indian Students4 Students1,275 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students7 Students16,557 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students519 Students84,547 Students
% Hispanic Students
45%
12%
# of Black Students87 Students86,770 Students
% Black Students
8%
13%
# of White Students455 Students459,653 Students
% White Students
40%
67%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student566 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students75 Students35,189 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 13,682
# of Students in Kindergarten:12275,969
# of Students in 1st Grade:11276,250
# of Students in 2nd Grade:11776,421
# of Students in 3rd Grade:13378,557
# of Students in 4th Grade:15379,958
# of Students in 5th Grade:12079,853
# of Students in 6th Grade:11779,025
# of Students in 7th Grade:13152,193
# of Students in 8th Grade:14352,811
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 4,052
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 4,729
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 5,320
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 5,405
# of Ungraded Students: - 284

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,981 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,838. The school district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,850 is less than the state median of $10,933. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$18 MM$16 MM
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Spending$18 MM$15 MM
This chart display total spending of River Forest Community 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$10,981$11,838
This chart display average revenue per public school student in River Forest 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,850$10,933
This chart display average spending per public school student in River Forest 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 2016-17 school year data.

River Forest Community School Corp School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    John I Meister Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3300 Jay St
    Hobart, IN 46342
    (219) 962-1103

    Grades: K-5 | 367 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Henry S Evans Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2915 E 35th Ave
    Lake Station, IN 46405
    (219) 962-1608

    Grades: K-5 | 390 students
  • Rank: #33.
    River Forest Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3300 Indiana St
    Hobart, IN 46342
    (219) 962-7716

    Grades: 6-8 | 391 students
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