Paul Saylor Elementary School

331 Midway
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Paul Saylor Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Paul Saylor 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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

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School Overview

Paul Saylor Elementary School's student population of 352 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Paul Saylor Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Paul Saylor Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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
#1361 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
25%
12%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
58%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 20%)

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