South Whitley Elementary School

406 W Wayne St
South Whitley, IN 46787
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
South Whitley Elementary School serves 271 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
South Whitley 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

South Whitley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

South Whitley Elementary School's student population of 271 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

South Whitley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Whitley Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#1062 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
96%
68%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.080.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitko Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Whitley Elementary School is Whitko High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Whitko Middle School (6.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Whitley Whitko High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 432 students
    0.0 miles
    1 Big Blue Ave
    South Whitley, IN 46787
    (260) 723-5146
    0 9-12 432
  • Larwill Whitko Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 339 students
    6.9 miles
    710 N Sr 5
    Larwill, IN 46764
    (260) 327-3603
    6.9 6-8 339
  • Columbia City Indian Springs Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 784 students
    8.6 miles
    1692 S Sr 9
    Columbia City, IN 46725
    (260) 244-5148
    8.6 6-8 784
  • Columbia City Little Turtle Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 542 students
    8.6 miles
    1710 S State Rd 9
    Columbia City, IN 46725
    (260) 244-3343
    8.6 K-5 542
  • Pierceton Pierceton Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    8.7 miles
    434 S First St
    Pierceton, IN 46562
    (574) 594-2210
    8.7 PK-5 347

School Reviews

5  
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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