Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 serves 353 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 operates within the Indianapolis School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 353 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 353 students
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 13:1 19:1
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Asian Students (1988-1997)
Hispanic
10%
11%
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
50%
12%
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Black Students (1988-2015)
White
31%
70%
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
9%
5%
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.64 0.27
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
83%
41%
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
n/a
8%
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Indianapolis School District's student population of 32,243 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,494 is higher than the state average of $11,417. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,375 is higher than the state average of $10,528. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Indianapolis School District
Number of Schools
Managed
72
3
Number of Students Managed 32,243 1,465
Indianapolis School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $477 MM $17 MM
Indianapolis School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $443 MM $15 MM
Indianapolis School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,494 $11,417
Indianapolis School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,375 $10,528
Indianapolis School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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