9808 S 600 W
Union Mills, IN 46382
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
South Central Elementary School serves 449 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
South Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 46% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Central Elementary School's student population of 449 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
449 students
This chart display total students of South Central Elementary School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of South Central Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of South Central Elementary School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of South Central Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

South Central 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 South Central Elementary School is 0.22, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#943 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of South Central Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of South Central Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
8%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
88%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Central Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in South Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Central Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score
0.22
This chart display the diversity score of South Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review South Central Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

At the 20-Year Mark, Are Charter Schools Making the Grade?
At the 20-Year Mark, Are Charter Schools Making the Grade?
On the 20th anniversary of the opening of the first charter school, are these schools really offering an attractive option to the standard neighborhood school? We’ll explore the evidence.
Why Fast Food is “Healthier” Than School Lunches: The Shocking USDA Truth
Why Fast Food is “Healthier” Than School Lunches: The Shocking USDA Truth
Your child’s public school lunches may be held to lower quality criteria than even fast food. Learn about the shocking investigations that expose the dangers and risks of public school cafeteria lunches.
School Safety: Shootings
School Safety: Shootings
Teachers and parents must be prepared for anything that impacts the safety of our young people.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 449 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

Quick Links