Parkside Elementary School

1400 Parkside Dr
Columbus, IN 47201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Parkside Elementary School serves 752 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Parkside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 47% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 752 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Parkside Elementary School's student population of 752 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
752 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Parkside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Parkside Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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
#507 out of 1755 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
14%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
59%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Parkside Elementary School's ranking?
Parkside Elementary School is ranked #507 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Parkside Elementary School often compared to?
Parkside Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Southside Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Parkside Elementary School?
752 students attend Parkside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Parkside Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Parkside Elementary School?
Parkside Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Parkside Elementary School offer ?
Parkside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Parkside Elementary School part of?
Parkside Elementary School is part of Bartholomew Con School Corp School District.

School Reviews

5   3/2/2019
And just where, today, do you think you''re going to find anything like that?
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Lew
1   2/6/2017
The left leaning nature of this school has me absolutely disgusted. I cannot wait for the school year to be overwith. My children will surely be attending someplace more appropriate.
- Posted by Parent - Guy

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 752 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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