New Palestine Elementary School

4801 S 500 W
New Palestine, IN 46163
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
New Palestine Elementary School serves 567 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
New Palestine Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 567 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

New Palestine Elementary School's student population of 567 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

New Palestine Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of New Palestine Elementary School is 0.12, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#134 out of 1755 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
94%
65%
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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
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is New Palestine Elementary School's ranking?
New Palestine Elementary School is ranked #134 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are New Palestine Elementary School often compared to?
New Palestine Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jb Stephens Elementary School, Sugar Creek Elementary School, Mt Comfort Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend New Palestine Elementary School?
567 students attend New Palestine Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of New Palestine Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of New Palestine Elementary School?
New Palestine Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does New Palestine Elementary School offer ?
New Palestine Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is New Palestine Elementary School part of?
New Palestine Elementary School is part of Southern Hancock Co Com Sch Corp School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 567 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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