Valparaiso Community Schools School District

3801 N Campbell St
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Valparaiso Community Schools 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 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public elementary schools serving 4,283 students in Valparaiso Community Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public elementary schools in Indiana.
Public Elementary Schools in Valparaiso Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Indiana public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Valparaiso Community Schools School District are Memorial Elementary School, Heavilin Elementary School and Central Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public elementary school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,414 Schools
# Students
6,356 Students
663,311 Students
# Teachers
410 Teachers
42,194 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Valparaiso Community Schools 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 95% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
Overall District Rank
#16 out of 392 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Valparaiso Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
43%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
87%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.54
# American Indian Students
8 Students
1,057 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
126 Students
18,652 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
869 Students
87,160 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
13%
# Black Students
273 Students
86,117 Students
% Black Students
4%
13%
# White Students
4,800 Students
432,567 Students
% White Students
76%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
627 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
276 Students
37,131 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
16,100
# Students in K Grade:
509
74,361
# Students in 1st Grade:
494
74,314
# Students in 2nd Grade:
464
75,414
# Students in 3rd Grade:
449
74,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
442
75,161
# Students in 5th Grade:
486
75,204
# Students in 6th Grade:
472
76,895
# Students in 7th Grade:
475
49,614
# Students in 8th Grade:
492
50,991
# Students in 9th Grade:
539
4,841
# Students in 10th Grade:
573
5,220
# Students in 11th Grade:
475
5,404
# Students in 12th Grade:
476
5,616
# Ungraded Students:
10
113

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,472 is higher than the state median of $13,179. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,372 is less than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$86 MM
$13,615 MM
This chart display total revenue of Valparaiso Community Schools  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
$79 MM
$13,234 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,472
$13,179
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,372
$12,810
This chart display average spending per public school student in Valparaiso Community Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Valparaiso Community Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Memorial Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1052 Park Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3090
Grades: K-5
| 481 students
Rank: #22.
Heavilin Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2450 Heavilin Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 476-8820
Grades: K-5
| 522 students
Rank: #33.
Central Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
653 Hayes Leonard Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3030
Grades: K-5
| 135 students
Rank: #44.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1700 Roosevelt Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3130
Grades: K-5
| 264 students
Rank: #55.
Northview Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
257 Northview Dr
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3100
Grades: K-5
| 254 students
Rank: #66.
Cooks Corners Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
358 Bullseye Lake Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3040
Grades: K-5
| 474 students
Rank: #77.
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
605 Campbell
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3020
Grades: 6-8
| 815 students
Rank: #88.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1405 Wood St
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3110
Grades: K-5
| 228 students
Rank: #99.
Flint Lake Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4106 N Calumet Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3160
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1010.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 Roosevelt Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3140
Grades: 6-8
| 624 students
Rank: n/an/a
Porter County Career Center
Vocational School
1005 N Franklin
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3170
Grades: K-12
| 0 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 6,356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in IN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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