John S Irwin Elementary School

  • John S Irwin Elementary School serves 298 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John S Irwin 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

John S Irwin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • John S Irwin Elementary School's student population of 298 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students298 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John S Irwin 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 John S Irwin Elementary School is 0.65, 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#925 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
12%
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Black
52%
13%
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White
24%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score0.650.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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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