Jacques Marquette Elementary School

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1/
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Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Jacques Marquette Elementary School serves 351 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Jacques Marquette Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) 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 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jacques Marquette Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Jacques Marquette Elementary School's student population of 351 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Jacques Marquette Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Jacques Marquette Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#1723 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
88%
13%
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White
2%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.220.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGary Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Jacques Marquette Elementary School is Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gary Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa Math: 8% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 526 students
    0.2 miles
    210 N Grand Blvd
    Gary, IN 46403
    (219) 321-8555
    0.2 6-12 526
  • Gary Charter School Of The Dunes Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 570 students
    0.5 miles
    7300 East Melton Rd
    Gary, IN 46403
    (219) 939-9690
    0.5 K-8 570
  • Gary Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center Math: 40% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 474 students
    0.9 miles
    301 Parke St
    Gary, IN 46403
    (219) 938-1750
    0.9 K-8 474
  • Lake Station Thomas A Edison Junior Senior High School Math: 31% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 664 students
    2.7 miles
    3304 Parkside Ave
    Lake Station, IN 46405
    (219) 962-8531
    2.7 6-12 664
  • Lake Station Virgil I Bailey Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
    2.8 miles
    2100 Union St
    Lake Station, IN 46405
    (219) 962-1302
    2.8 K-5 307

School Reviews

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This school is horrible my child will not be going to that school when the school yr begin the staff there is so rude the lady at the front desk should be fired she knows nothing about the events there i asked her a question and she walked away from me and began talking to another staffer there like i wasnt there very rude people
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