Lantern Road Elementary School

  • Lantern Road Elementary School serves 754 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Lantern Road Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.
  • Lantern Road Elementary School operates within the Hamilton Southeastern s School District.

Top Placements

Lantern Road Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Lantern Road Elementary School's student population of 754 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students754 students
Lantern Road Elementary School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Lantern Road Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Lantern Road Elementary School Total Teachers (1997-2016)
Students by GradeLantern Road Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Lantern Road Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lantern Road Elementary School is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
55%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
64%
Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
Lantern Road Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2016)
Asian
8%
2%
Lantern Road Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
4%
11%
Lantern Road Elementary School Black Students (1998-2016)
Black
4%
12%
Lantern Road Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
79%
69%
Lantern Road Elementary School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Lantern Road Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLantern Road Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.28
Lantern Road Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
41%
Lantern Road Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
Lantern Road Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Lantern Road Elementary School is Hamilton Southeastern s School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 357 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Hamilton Southeastern s School District's student population of 21,144 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,669 in this district is less than the state average of $12,561. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $7,655 is less than the state average of $10,672. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameHamilton Southeastern s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    22
    3
    Number of Students Managed21,1441,398
    Hamilton Southeastern s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    55%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    82%
    64%
    District Total Revenue$216 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$155 MM$15 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,669$12,561
    District Spending / Student$7,655$10,672
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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