17677 Parker Dr
South Bend, IN 46635
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Swanson Primary Center serves 220 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Swanson Primary Center placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 54% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Swanson Primary Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Swanson Primary Center's student population of 220 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
220 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Swanson Primary Center is ranked within the top 30% 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 Swanson Primary Center is 0.70, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#384 out of 1757 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
12%
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Black
27%
13%
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White
45%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Swanson Primary Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Swanson Primary Center 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
My son was in a private school that did not have the resources to accomodate his learning. He was only in Kindergarten but his learning level was very demanding for a Kindergarten teacher. Mrs. Katie Clark at Swanson began her first year with Swanson and My son was assigned to her class. I never thought my son was going to accomplish anything in Kindergarten except learn better social skills. I was so wrong. Katie Clark took on a classroom with all different levels of learning and catered to each one. Every child in Mrs. Clark's class took home more than just learning, they learned self esteem and confidence that I have never seen a teacher accomplish as well as Mrs. Clark. My child was very fortunate to have Mrs. Clark, she is the very best Kindergarten Teacher I have every seen. M
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 220 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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