Meredith Nicholson School 96

  • Meredith Nicholson School 96 serves 357 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Meredith Nicholson School 96 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Meredith Nicholson School 96 places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Meredith Nicholson School 96's student population of 357 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meredith Nicholson School 96 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meredith Nicholson School 96 is 0.38, 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 (16-17)#1525 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
77%
12%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
4%
68%
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.380.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndianapolis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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