Nathan Hale Elementary School

1831 Oliver St
Whiting, IN 46394
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Nathan Hale Elementary School serves 477 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Nathan Hale Elementary School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Nathan Hale Elementary School's student population of 477 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Nathan Hale Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nathan Hale Elementary School 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 Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1113 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
77%
12%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
18%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 477 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Top 50%)

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