1780 E Us Hwy 40
Greencastle, IN 46135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
South Putnam Middle School serves 243 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 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 243 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Putnam Middle School's student population of 243 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
243 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 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 0.54. 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
#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 Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
13%
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Black
1%
13%
White
95%
66%
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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
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 243 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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