Perley Fine Arts Academy

Perley Fine Arts Academy serves 238 students in grades KG - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Perley Fine Arts Academy operates within the South Bend Community Corp School District.

School Overview

The student population of 238 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 238 students
Perley Fine Arts Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Perley Fine Arts Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Perley Fine Arts Academy Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Perley Fine Arts Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Perley Fine Arts Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Perley Fine Arts Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
56%
12%
Perley Fine Arts Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
White
27%
71%
Perley Fine Arts Academy White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
11%
4%
Perley Fine Arts Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.27
Perley Fine Arts Academy Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
41%
Perley Fine Arts Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
8%
Perley Fine Arts Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

South Bend Community Corp School District's student population of 19,680 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,888 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,082 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name South Bend Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 19,680 1,472
South Bend Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $356 MM $19 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $276 MM $16 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,888 $12,273
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,082 $10,163
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Adams High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Intermediate Center (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckinley Primary Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • South BendMckinley Primary Center
    Grades: KG-4 | 459 students
    0.9 miles
    228 North Greenlawn Ave
    South BendIN 46617
    (574)283-8570
    0.9KG-4459
  • South BendJefferson Intermediate Center
    Grades: 5-8 | 571 students
    1 miles
    528 South Eddy St
    South BendIN 46617
    (574)283-8700
    15-8571
  • South BendMadison Primary Center
    Grades: PK-4 | 503 students
    1 miles
    832 North Lafayette Blvd
    South BendIN 46601
    (574)283-8325
    1PK-4503
  • South BendSouth Bend Snap Elementary School
    Grades: PK
    1 miles
    215 South St Joseph St
    South BendIN 46601
    (574)283-8130
    1PKn/a
  • South BendAdams High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1800 students
    1.3 miles
    808 South Twyckenham Dr
    South BendIN 46615
    (574)283-7700
    1.39-121800

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