Little Turtle Elementary School

  • Little Turtle Elementary School serves 542 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 62% (which is equal to the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Little Turtle 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Little Turtle Elementary School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Little Turtle 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 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Little Turtle Elementary School is 0.14, 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 School Rank#804 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
1%
12%
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White
91%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.140.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Little Turtle Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitley County Con Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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