Thomas A Edison Elementary School

7025 Madison Ave
Hammond, IN 46324
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 657 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Thomas A Edison Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 41%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Bottom 50% in IN
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Thomas A Edison Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Thomas A Edison Elementary School's student population of 657 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas A Edison Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,763 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Thomas A Edison Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IN)
#1562 out of 1763 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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17%
38%
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16%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
52%
14%
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Black
29%
13%
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White
13%
65%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thomas A Edison Elementary School's ranking?
Thomas A Edison Elementary School is ranked #1562 out of 1,763 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Thomas A Edison Elementary School often compared to?
Thomas A Edison Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Frank O'bannon Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% IN state average), while 16% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% IN state average).
How many students attend Thomas A Edison Elementary School?
657 students attend Thomas A Edison Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Thomas A Edison Elementary School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are Black, 13% of students are White, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thomas A Edison Elementary School?
Thomas A Edison Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Thomas A Edison Elementary School offer ?
Thomas A Edison Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Thomas A Edison Elementary School part of?
Thomas A Edison Elementary School is part of School City Of Hammond School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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