John Wood Elementary School

  • John Wood Elementary School serves 319 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • John Wood Elementary School's student population of 319 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Wood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Wood Elementary School is 0.71, 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#268 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
27%
12%
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Black
33%
12%
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White
33%
69%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.710.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrillville Community Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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