420 E Paulding Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Jeff H Towles Intermediate School serves 557 students in grades 1-8.
Jeff H Towles Intermediate 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Jeff H Towles Intermediate School's student population of 557 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 1-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Jeff H Towles Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jeff H Towles Intermediate School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1298 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
13%
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Black
26%
13%
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White
38%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 1-8
  • Students: 557 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73

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