Muessel Primary Center

  • Muessel Primary Center serves 442 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Muessel Primary Center 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 23:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Muessel Primary Center's student population of 442 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 533% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Muessel Primary Center 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 diversity score of Muessel Primary Center is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. 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#1730 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
25%
12%
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Black
50%
12%
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White
16%
69%
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Muessel Primary Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.660.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Bend Community School Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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