4801 S 500 W
New Palestine, IN 46163
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
New Palestine Elementary School serves 753 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
New Palestine Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 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 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 753 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
753 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

New Palestine Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#449 out of 1757 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 753 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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