Ossian Elementary School

  • Ossian Elementary School serves 552 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ossian Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32%.

School Overview

  • Ossian Elementary School's student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ossian Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ossian Elementary School is 0.13, 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 School Rank (16-17)#852 out of 1769 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
93%
68%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ossian Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.130.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ossian Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthern Wells Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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