Parker Elementary School

Parker Elementary School serves 391 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Parker 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Parker Elementary School's student population of 391 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Parker Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Parker Elementary School is 0.29, 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
#1395 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
84%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.290.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Castle Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Parker Elementary School is New Castle High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunnyside Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle New Castle High School Math: 28% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 987 students
    0.5 miles
    801 Parkview Dr
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 593-6670
    0.5 7-12 987
  • New Castle New Castle Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 489 students
    0.6 miles
    601 Parkview Dr
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 521-7230
    0.6 7-8 489
  • New Castle Sunnyside Elementary School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 166 students
    0.6 miles
    2601 S 14th St
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 521-7213
    0.6 K-6 166
  • New Castle Eastwood Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 301 students
    0.8 miles
    806 S 22nd St
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 521-7205
    0.8 PK-6 301
  • New Castle James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 1-6 | 253 students
    0.9 miles
    1201 Riley Rd
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 521-7211
    0.9 1-6 253

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