Southern Wells Elementary School

9120 S 300 W
Poneto, IN 46781
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Southern Wells Elementary School serves 480 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Southern Wells Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 66% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

Southern Wells Elementary School's student population of 480 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Southern Wells Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Southern Wells Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#748 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
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13%
White
97%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.060.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Wells Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthern Wells Com Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Southern Wells Elementary School is Southern Wells Junior Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montpelier School (4.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Poneto Southern Wells Junior Senior High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 397 students
    0.0 miles
    9120 S 300 W
    Poneto, IN 46781
    (765) 728-5534
    0 7-12 397
  • Montpelier Montpelier School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 215 students
    4.0 miles
    107 E Monroe St
    Montpelier, IN 47359
    (765) 728-2402
    4 K-6 215
  • Hartford City Blackford High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 542 students
    9.9 miles
    2392 N Sr 3 N
    Hartford City, IN 47348
    (765) 348-7560
    9.9 9-12 542
  • Bluffton Bluffton High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 442 students
    9.9 miles
    1 Tiger Trl
    Bluffton, IN 46714
    (260) 824-3724
    9.9 9-12 442
  • Warren Salamonie School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 207 students
    9.9 miles
    1063 E 900 S
    Warren, IN 46792
    (260) 468-3093
    9.9 K-5 207

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