Thomas Miller Elementary School

700 S 4th St
Lafayette, IN 47905
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas Miller Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Thomas Miller 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 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Thomas Miller Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Thomas Miller Elementary School's student population of 407 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas Miller 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 Thomas Miller Elementary School 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 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 Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
15%
12%
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Black
35%
13%
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White
39%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.700.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette School Corporation School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas Miller Elementary School is Oakland High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lafayette Tecumseh Junior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oakland Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lafayette Oakland Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 250 students
    1.1 miles
    611 South 21st Street
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    (765) 771-6130
    1.1 K-4 250
  • Lafayette Oakland High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
    1.1 miles
    1100 Elizabeth Street
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    (765) 807-8550
    1.1 9-12 62
  • Lafayette Excel Center - Lafayette Charter School
    Grades: 10-12 | 299 students
    1.2 miles
    615 N 18th St 2nd Floor
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    (317) 524-3641
    1.2 10-12 299
  • Lafayette Jefferson High School Math: 26% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,983 student
    1.2 miles
    1801 S 18th St
    Lafayette, IN 47905
    (765) 772-4700
    1.2 9-12 1,983
  • Lafayette Lafayette Tecumseh Junior High School Math: 39% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,074 student
    1.3 miles
    2101 S 18th St
    Lafayette, IN 47905
    (765) 772-4750
    1.3 7-8 1,074

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