Jeff H Towles Intermediate School

  • Jeff H Towles Intermediate School serves 597 students in grades 1-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 65% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 top 50%) 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 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jeff H Towles Intermediate School's student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jeff H Towles Intermediate 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 Jeff H Towles Intermediate School is 0.72, which is more 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#944 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
23%
12%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
41%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score0.720.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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