139 E Poston Rd
Martinsville, IN 46151
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Poston Road Elementary School serves 314 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Poston Road Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (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 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

Poston Road Elementary School's student population of 314 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Poston Road 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 Poston Road Elementary School is 0.06, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#917 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
97%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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