South Putnam Middle School

1780 E Us Hwy 40
Greencastle, IN 46135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
South Putnam Middle School serves 260 students in grades 6-8.
South Putnam Middle 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 50% (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 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

South Putnam Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

South Putnam Middle School's student population of 260 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Rankings

South Putnam Middle 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 Putnam Middle School is 0.10, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#900 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
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13%
White
95%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.100.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Putnam Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Putnam Middle School is South Putnam High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Greencastle Middle School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greencastle South Putnam High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 389 students
    3.5 miles
    1780 E Us Hwy 40
    Greencastle, IN 46135
    (765) 653-3148
    3.5 9-12 389
  • Greencastle Central Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 351 students
    3.7 miles
    1888 E Us Hwy 40
    Greencastle, IN 46135
    (765) 653-6175
    3.7 K-5 351
  • Greencastle Martha J Ridpath Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 201 students
    4.8 miles
    711 South Central Ave
    Greencastle, IN 46135
    (765) 653-3315
    4.8 K-2 201
  • Greencastle Area 30 Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    5.1 miles
    1 N Calbert Way Suite A
    Greencastle, IN 46135
    (765) 653-3515
    5.1 9-12 n/a
  • Greencastle Greencastle Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 416 students
    5.4 miles
    400 Percy L Julian Dr
    Greencastle, IN 46135
    (765) 653-9774
    5.4 6-8 416

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