Lester B Sommer Elementary School

  • Lester B Sommer Elementary School serves 326 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lester B Sommer Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Lester B Sommer Elementary School's student population of 326 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lester B Sommer Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lester B Sommer Elementary School is 0.21, which is less 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#611 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
12%
12%
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Black
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12%
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White
86%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.210.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Montgomery Com School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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