Jackson Township Elementary School

  • Jackson Township Elementary School serves 283 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jackson Township Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jackson Township Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Jackson Township Elementary School's student population of 283 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson Township Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jackson Township Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#48 out of 1762 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
95%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.100.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClay Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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