John H Castle Elementary School

  • John H Castle Elementary School serves 972 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • John H Castle Elementary School's student population of 972 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students972 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John H Castle Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John H Castle Elementary School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#83 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of John H Castle Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John H Castle Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:117:1
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Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
1%
12%
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White
83%
69%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John H Castle Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.300.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John H Castle Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWarrick County Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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