Paul Saylor Elementary School

331 Midway
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 297 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Paul Saylor Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 41%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Bottom 50% in IN
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paul Saylor Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Paul Saylor Elementary School's student population of 297 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
297 students
This chart display total students of Paul Saylor Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Paul Saylor Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Paul Saylor Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Paul Saylor Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Paul Saylor Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,763 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Paul Saylor Elementary School is 0.65, 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.
This School
State Level (IN)
#1063 out of 1763 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Paul Saylor Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paul Saylor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paul Saylor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Paul Saylor Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Paul Saylor Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paul Saylor Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
19%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Paul Saylor Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
51%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Paul Saylor Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Paul Saylor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paul Saylor Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Paul Saylor Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paul Saylor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paul Saylor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paul Saylor Elementary School's ranking?
Paul Saylor Elementary School is ranked #1063 out of 1,763 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% IN state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% IN state average).
How many students attend Paul Saylor Elementary School?
297 students attend Paul Saylor Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Paul Saylor Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paul Saylor Elementary School?
Paul Saylor Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Paul Saylor Elementary School offer ?
Paul Saylor Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Paul Saylor Elementary School part of?
Paul Saylor Elementary School is part of Portage Township Schools School District.

School Reviews

Review Paul Saylor Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Quick Links