Swanson Primary Center

Swanson Primary Center serves 295 students in grades KG - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Swanson Primary Center operates within the South Bend Community Corp School District.

School Overview

The student population of 295 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 295 students
Swanson Primary Center Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Swanson Primary Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Swanson Primary Center Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Swanson Primary Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Swanson Primary Center Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
3%
2%
Swanson Primary Center Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Swanson Primary Center Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
30%
12%
Swanson Primary Center Black Students (1990-2014)
White
50%
71%
Swanson Primary Center White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
11%
4%
Swanson Primary Center Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.27
Swanson Primary Center Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
41%
Swanson Primary Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
8%
Swanson Primary Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

South Bend Community Corp School District's student population of 19,680 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,888 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,082 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name South Bend Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 19,680 1,472
South Bend Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $356 MM $19 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $276 MM $16 MM
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,888 $12,273
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,082 $10,163
South Bend Community  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Clay High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clay Intermediate Center (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Darden Primary Center (1 miles away)
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School Reviews

5.0  5/10/2010
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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