Nathan Hale Elementary School

1831 Oliver St
Whiting, IN 46394
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 419 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Nathan Hale Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 41%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Top 50% in IN
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nathan Hale Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Nathan Hale Elementary School's student population of 419 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Nathan Hale Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,763 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Nathan Hale Elementary School is 0.37, 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)
#676 out of 1763 schools
(Top 50%)
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39%
38%
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47%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nathan Hale 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.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
78%
14%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
16%
65%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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0.37
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nathan Hale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nathan Hale Elementary School's ranking?
Nathan Hale Elementary School is ranked #676 out of 1,763 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Nathan Hale Elementary School often compared to?
Nathan Hale Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Whiting High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% IN state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% IN state average).
How many students attend Nathan Hale Elementary School?
419 students attend Nathan Hale Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Nathan Hale Elementary School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nathan Hale Elementary School?
Nathan Hale Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Nathan Hale Elementary School offer ?
Nathan Hale Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Nathan Hale Elementary School part of?
Nathan Hale Elementary School is part of School City Of Whiting School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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