Nancy Hanks Elementary School

19260 N Sr 162
Ferdinand, IN 47532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 244 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Nancy Hanks Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 41%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 5% in IN
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nancy Hanks Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Nancy Hanks Elementary School's student population of 244 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Nancy Hanks Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,763 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Nancy Hanks Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IN)
#45 out of 1763 schools
(Top 5%)
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75-79%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nancy Hanks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nancy Hanks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Nancy Hanks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
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13%
White
96%
65%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Nancy Hanks Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nancy Hanks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nancy Hanks Elementary School's ranking?
Nancy Hanks Elementary School is ranked #45 out of 1,763 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Nancy Hanks Elementary School often compared to?
Nancy Hanks Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Trail Elementary School, David Turnham Education Center by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% IN state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% IN state average).
How many students attend Nancy Hanks Elementary School?
244 students attend Nancy Hanks Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Nancy Hanks Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nancy Hanks Elementary School?
Nancy Hanks Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Nancy Hanks Elementary School offer ?
Nancy Hanks Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Nancy Hanks Elementary School part of?
Nancy Hanks Elementary School is part of North Spencer County Sch Corp School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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