Rio Grande Elementary School

  • Rio Grande Elementary School serves 513 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Rio Grande Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

Rio Grande Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Rio Grande Elementary School's student population of 513 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rio Grande Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rio Grande Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#416 out of 1769 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
93%
69%
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rio Grande Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.130.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rio Grande Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVigo County School Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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