New Palestine Elementary School

4801 S 500 W
New Palestine, IN 46163
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
New Palestine Elementary School serves 753 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
New Palestine Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

New Palestine Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

New Palestine Elementary School's student population of 753 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 90% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students753 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

New Palestine Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of New Palestine Elementary School is 0.10, 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 Testing Rank
#347 out of 1762 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
95%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.100.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthern Hancock County Com School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New Palestine Elementary School is New Palestine High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Doe Creek Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sugar Creek Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Palestine New Palestine High School Math: 42% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,171 student
    0.4 miles
    4485 S Victory Dr
    New Palestine, IN 46163
    (317) 861-4417
    0.4 9-12 1,171
  • New Palestine Doe Creek Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 571 students
    2.5 miles
    2279 S 600 W
    New Palestine, IN 46163
    (317) 861-4487
    2.5 7-8 571
  • New Palestine Sugar Creek Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 843 students
    2.5 miles
    2337 S 600 W
    New Palestine, IN 46163
    (317) 861-6747
    2.5 K-6 843
  • Indianapolis Creston Intermediate Academy Math: 40% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 590 students
    4.9 miles
    10925 E Prospect St
    Indianapolis, IN 46239
    (317) 869-1327
    4.9 5-6 590
  • Indianapolis Creston Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 605 students
    5.0 miles
    10925 E Prospect St
    Indianapolis, IN 46239
    (317) 532-6800
    5 7-8 605

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