South Whitley Elementary School serves 283 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
South Whitley Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 283 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 2%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in IN
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
South Whitley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
Most improved public schools
South Whitley Elementary School's student population of 283 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
South Whitley Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Whitley Elementary School is 0.04, 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
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#522 out of 1755 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is South Whitley Elementary School's ranking?
South Whitley Elementary School is ranked #522 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Indiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend South Whitley Elementary School?
283 students attend South Whitley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of South Whitley Elementary School students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Whitley Elementary School?
South Whitley Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does South Whitley Elementary School offer ?
South Whitley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is South Whitley Elementary School part of?
South Whitley Elementary School is part of Whitko Community School Corp School District.
I cannot say enough good things about South Whitley Elementary. The teachers are simply amazing. They know every kid personally, and I don't mean the kids in their class. I mean each teacher seems to know each kid in each class! More than that I feel like every year my kids have teachers who know THEM, and know exactly what they need in order to succeed and grow. Very impressed. Its a very clean, modern school, has all the technology any of the Fort Wayne school would have.
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