South Central Elementary School

9808 S 600 W
Union Mills, IN 46382
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
South Central Elementary School serves 472 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
South Central Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Central Elementary School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

South Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Central Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#641 out of 1755 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
90%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Central Elementary School's ranking?
South Central Elementary School is ranked #641 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are South Central Elementary School often compared to?
South Central Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wanatah School, Westville Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend South Central Elementary School?
472 students attend South Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of South Central Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Central Elementary School?
South Central Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does South Central Elementary School offer ?
South Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is South Central Elementary School part of?
South Central Elementary School is part of South Central Com School Corp School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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