Valparaiso Community Schools School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 12 public schools in Valparaiso Community Schools School District, serving 6,235 students. Valparaiso Community Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
Public schools in Valparaiso Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the Indiana public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 62% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Indiana.
The top ranked public schools in Valparaiso Community Schools School District are Heavilin Elementary School, Memorial Elementary School and Northview Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the Indiana public school average of 17:1.

Overview

School District NameValparaiso Community Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.valpo.k12.in.us
School District Phone Number(219) 531-3000
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
# of Schools12 Schools1,922 Schools
# of Students6,235 Students1,052,874 Students
# of Teachers351 Teachers60,857 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1

District Comparison

Valparaiso Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 92% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#17 out of 373 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Valparaiso Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valparaiso Community Schools  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)
73%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valparaiso Community Schools  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
92%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Valparaiso Community Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.370.51
# of American Indian Students3 Students2,103 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students127 Students25,462 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# of Hispanic Students715 Students125,582 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
12%
# of Black Students245 Students132,751 Students
% Black Students
4%
13%
# of White Students4,885 Students714,936 Students
% White Students
78%
68%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students802 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students258 Students51,238 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 18,972
# of Students in Kindergarten:45577,895
# of Students in 1st Grade:44876,250
# of Students in 2nd Grade:44576,421
# of Students in 3rd Grade:44978,682
# of Students in 4th Grade:45280,063
# of Students in 5th Grade:47979,953
# of Students in 6th Grade:52179,149
# of Students in 7th Grade:44878,435
# of Students in 8th Grade:47079,979
# of Students in 9th Grade:49680,524
# of Students in 10th Grade:54080,785
# of Students in 11th Grade:54383,703
# of Students in 12th Grade:48780,464
# of Ungraded Students:21,599

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,085 is higher than the state median of $11,838. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,865 is less than the state median of $10,933. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$82 MM$16 MM
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Spending$68 MM$15 MM
This chart display total spending of Valparaiso Community Schools  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$13,085$11,838
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Valparaiso Community Schools  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$10,865$10,933
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Valparaiso Community Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Heavilin Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2450 Heavilin Road
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 476-8820

    Grades: K-5 | 506 students
  • Memorial Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1052 Park Ave
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3090

    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
  • Northview Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    257 Northview Dr
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3100

    Grades: K-5 | 266 students
  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1700 Roosevelt Rd
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3130

    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
  • Cooks Corners Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    358 Bullseye Lake Rd
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3040

    Grades: K-5 | 309 students
  • Central Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    653 Hayes Leonard Rd
    Valparaiso, IN 46385
    (219) 531-3030

    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
  • Parkview Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1405 Wood St
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3110

    Grades: K-5 | 252 students
  • Benjamin Franklin Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    605 Campbell
    Valparaiso, IN 46385
    (219) 531-3020

    Grades: 6-8 | 798 students
  • Flint Lake Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4106 N Calumet Ave
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3160

    Grades: K-5 | 485 students
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1600 Roosevelt Rd
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3140

    Grades: 6-8 | 641 students
  • Valparaiso High School Math: 55% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2727 N Campbell St
    Valparaiso, IN 46385
    (219) 531-3070

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,068 students
  • Porter County Career Center Vocational School
    1005 N Franklin
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3170

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
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